LET'S LEARN THE BLUES

Hi I'm John W Tuggle and I want to teach you how to improvise blues and slide guitar with my step by step courses that will give you the skills to play like Clapton, King, Allman, and many more.

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Texas Walking Blues

Learn the concepts and techniques to walk bass lines when playing rhythm guitar ala Pride and Joy and beyond. You’ll also learn the muting techniques that will stop all those pesky open strings from ringing out when trying to play this highly percussive style.

Play Like Clapton Pt 3

In this course, you’ll learn how to play like Eric Clapton in the style of Three O’ Clock Blues. I’ll show you how I got the tone in the lessons and specific things you can practice to sound more like Slowhand.

Slow Blues in Bb

In this course you’ll learn 2 slow blues solos in Bb. One a beginner level and the other a more intermediate to advanced level. In addition to learning the solos you’ll also learn the rhythm guitar that is played behind them.


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About John W Tuggle

In 2008 I created LearningGuitarNow.com to show students how to play blues and slide guitar. After years of live playing and teaching private lessons to students I wanted to show the world the lessons I felt would really help students gain a better understanding of how to improvise blues and slide guitar. I believe anyone can play the blues and when you can play the things you want to on the guitar, it becomes so much more enjoyable and gratifying.

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“I started with the free lesson and liked it so much I joined with the All Access Pass for a month. It turned out that thirty days wasn’t enough to even put a dent in all the great lessons on this site so I upgraded to a full year. It didn’t take long to learn that a year wasn’t long enough either as new courses, licks and podcasts are added all the time.

Whether it’s BB King, Albert King, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix or Duane Allman you want to sound like, LGN gives the you technique for achieving that style and tone. It’s an amazing learning experience that seems to get better with each new lesson.” Steve Young in Connecticut

“If you want to learn classic blues then this is the web site for you, John offers a huge amount of knowledge and terrific courses in the Blues. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned vet, you will learn something from his courses. I cannot say enough how great it is. I have been a member for 3+ years and have learned so much and continue to learn, as John is always adding more and more to the course constantly.” Terry Kurash in Canada

Start Learning the Blues Today

Make a decision today to start improving your blues skills. With over 20 years of teaching experience, I want to show you what I have learned along the way that will help your blues and slide guitar playing. Playing guitar becomes a lot more fun when you can start playing the things you have always wanted to play.

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