Blues School: Comping Pattern #3

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Walking bass in the left hand and a syncopated two-bar pattern in the right hand…

And don’t forget to shuffle the eighth notes!

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Study-Practice Notes…

  • Technique: Never throw your hands at the keys. Use a prepared attack and let gravity do the work by dropping the weight of your arms/hands/fingers into each chord with just enough support to keep your hands and fingers from collapsing.
  • Pay attention to the rests!
  • No flams between the left and right hands!

learn more… Comping Pattern #4