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Lesson #5: Doubling Bass Figures

 

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In the world of blues rhythm playing, it is all too common and appropriate to double the bass players' figures. In this example, we will look at one of many approaches to this. Once you feel you have the bass figure and rhythm complete, than try adding in the added "up-beats" using open strings. Either way you approach it, both ways are great approaches to rhythm guitar playing in the Texas Blues style.
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