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. ...

Blues Rhythm Guitar Pt 2

In this course we’ll continue learning about the essentials of learning blues rhythm guitar. New lessons will be added as I come up with them until I feel the course is finished. ...

Play Like Duane Allman pt 2

In this course I want to show you how to play a Soul Serenade solo in the style of Duane Allman and the concepts and techniques needed to sound like this blues legend....

Play Like Duane Allman – Slide

In this course you’ll learn the essentials to playing the Duane Allman slide guitar style in Open E Tuning. Slide Guitar Method 1 Open E is recommended before going through this course. Running time is 2 Hours and 40 minutes. ...

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Recently Added Lessons

Texas Walking Solo

In this lesson, you’ll learn a Texas style Blues lick that utilizes open strings played in the key of E....

Jimi Hendrix Slow Blues Lesson

In this lesson you'll learn how to play a Jimi Hendrix slow blues lick in the key of F#. This lesson is an excerpt from my Hendrix Style lesson where you'll learn how to play a solo in the style of Once I had a Woman. ...

KWS Style Funky Rhythmic Solo Podcast 55

In this lesson, I want to show you how to play a Kenny Wayne Shepherd style Funky 12 bar blues...

Derek Trucks Style Solo Podcast 54

In this lesson, I want to show you how to play a Derek Trucks style 12 bar blues solo. This...

Hendrix/SRV/Mayer Style Solo Podcast 53

In this lesson, I want to show you how to play a Hendrix/SRV/Mayer style 12 bar blues solo. This lesson...

Clapton Slow Blues Lesson

In this lesson you’ll learn how to play the first three licks of the solo taught in my Play Like...

Beginner Solo in One Position – Podcast 52

In this lesson I want to show you how to play a beginner slow blues solo that is played completely in the BB King position. This lesson is in the key of A. ...

Gary Moore Influenced Minor Solo – Podcast 51

In this lesson I want to show you how to play a Gary Moore Midnight Blues influenced 24 bar solo....

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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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