Lesson 3: The 12 bar blues

Children learn to play the chord sequence of the 12 bar blues

Learning Objectives

  • Playing the chord sequence of the twelve bar blues

  • Playing a chord of C, F and G

  • Playing in time with the backing track

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Laura Barr,  
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In her 14 year teaching career, Laura assumed the roleA particular job you do as part of a larger task. of Music Lead, and was Head of Music in a large secondary school. Laura has a passion for working with…
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Teacher Video: The 12 bar blues

Note that this Teacher Video is the same as the Teacher Video in the previous lesson


The Twelve Bar Blues PowerPoint
Twelve Bar Blues Backing Track In C
Blank Twelve Bar Blues Grid
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