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    • By: Lama and IshaALL ABOUT THE BLUES
    • The Blues Scale is Played in two Different Scales:The Hexatonic Scale:Which Sounds Like This:And The Heptatonic ScaleWhich Sounds Like This:THE BLUES SCALE
    • On Piano the Blues Scale Looks Like and Sounds Like This:C, D, E Flat, F, E Flat, A, B Flat and COn Guitar the Blues Scale Looks Like and Sounds Like This:HOW IS THE BLUES SCALE PLAYEDON PIANO AND GUITAR?
    • On Piano the Key of C Look Like This:On Piano the Key Of A Looks Like This:On Piano the Key of G Looks Like This:THE BLUES CHORDS IN THE KEYOF C, A AND GAnd Sounds Like This:And Sounds Like This:And Sounds Like This:
    • On Guitar the Key of C Looks Like This:On Guitar the Key of A Looks Like This:On Guitar the Key of G Looks Like This:THE BLUES CHORDS IN THE KEYOF C, A AND G
    • Walking Bass Line is a Style of Music That is Accompanied by the Bass,Which Gives the Music a Quarter Note Beat. This is Commonly Played in Jazzand Blues Music; Sometimes Even Classical.WALKING BASS LINE
    • Walking Bass Line on Piano Looks Like This:Walking Bass Line on Guitar Looks Like This:HOW CAN THE WALKING BASS LINEBE PLAYED ON PIANO AND GUITAR?And Sounds Like This:And Sounds Like This:
    • On Drums You Play Shuffle by Playing it Around the Eighth Note Triplets.The First Four Notes Should be Played on a 2-4 Beat Pulse; While the LastTwo Notes are Played as a Half-Note Pulse.On Drums When You Want to Play the “Swing” Feel it’s Basically Just Likethe Shuffle Except You Combine the Symbol With Your Drum. You Have toPlay The Song With a Swing-Laid Back Feel.The Use of Triplets is That You Get to Rest in the Middle After Playing aThree-Note Triplet Group. Triplets Allow the Musician to Give Music aRhythmic Pattern Without Clashing or Destroying the Rest of the Melody.SHUFFLE, BASIC DRUM BEATS,USE OF TRIPLETS IN BLUES
    • Tonic in Music is the Very First Degree on a Music Scale (the Keynote, Ex. Cis the Tonic Note in B Flat Concert Scale)Subdominant in music is the Fourth Note on a Diatonic ScaleDominant in Music is the Fifth Note on a Diatonic Scale and its Importanceis Right After the Tonic Note.TONIC, SUBDOMINATE ANDDOMINATE TERMS IN MUSIC
    • Call and Response in Music is When One Person Starts a Note or Melody, Then theSecond Person Either Repeats What the First Person Did or Finishes it.In Jazz Call and Response is Usually Just a Note Played and Then the Second PersonRepeats it. You Can Also Have Two People Play the Same Melody, Accept TheyWould Play the Notes in Two Different Octaves (a High Octave and a Low Octave)Here’s an Example of Call and Response in JazzCALL AND RESPONSE IN MUSICAND JAZZ
    • Trading Four is When Two or More Solo Instruments Play Back and ForthFour Measures Each.YouTube Links:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFjKk6gd-cMhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WWg7SrMB-Ehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NtGedWqRxeETRADING FOURS
    • Introduction: The Beginning of a Blues Song Usually Starts Off With Singing, a Solo From anInstrument or a Very Catchy Theme That Pulls in the Song or Explains the Main Melody of the SongStatement of Head: The Statement of Head is Usually the Songs Main Theme or the Most DramaticPart of the SongImprovised Lines: Improvised Lines in Music are Known as Musical Improvisation Which Combineson How You Play Your Instrument With the Song and How You Feel With the Music and OtherMusicians.Restatement of Head: When the Statement of the Head is Repeated or Restated.Ending/Coda: A Coda is Played Right Before the Ending of a Song. You Play a Specific Set ofMeasures and Once That Part is Played You Go Back to the Ending of the Song and Finish It.INTRODUCTION, STATEMENT OFHEAD, IMPROVISED LINES,RESTATEMENT OF HEAD, ANDENDING (CODA)
    • Bibliography"Blues Scale." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 03 June 2013. Web. 28 Mar. 2013."Playing the Blues Scale on a Piano." - For Dummies. John Wiley & Sons Inc, n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2013."Learning Guitar - Beginner Guitar Lesson Five - Scale Review." Learning Guitar - Beginner Guitar Lesson Five - Scale Review. N.p.,n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2013."Chords by Key." Chords by Key. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2013."Bassline." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 28 Mar. 2013. Web. 28 Mar. 2013."Ed Mascari, Audio Music Theory Lesson, Walking Anchor Bass, Examples." Ed Mascari, Audio Music Theory Lesson, WalkingAnchor Bass, Examples. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2013."Walking Bass: How to Make 1 Guitar Sound Like 2." Walking Bass Guitar. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2013."Blues Shuffle Drum Beats." » Learn How To Play Blues Shuffle Beats on the Drums. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2013.Powelson, Bill. "DRUM LESSON: Swing / Shuffle Dance Beat." DRUM LESSON: Swing / Shuffle Dance Beat. N.p., 1996. Web.28 Mar. 2013."Swing (jazz Performance Style)." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 28 Mar. 2013. Web. 28 Mar. 2013."subdominant." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2013. Web. 29 Mar. 2013.<http://www.definitions.net/definition/subdominant>.Dominant (music)." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 28 Mar. 2013. Web. 29 Mar. 2013."tonic." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2013. Web. 29 Mar. 2013. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/tonic>."What Is Call and Response?" WiseGEEK. Conjecture Corporation, n.d. Web. 29 Mar. 2013."Call and Response (music)." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 23 Mar. 2013. Web. 29 Mar. 2013."Trading Fours." Urban Dictionary. Urban Dictionary, n.d. Web. 29 Mar. 2013.<http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=trading%20fours>."Head (music)." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 03 Feb. 2013. Web. 29 Mar. 2013.<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Head_(music)>."Musical Improvisation." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 29 Mar. 2013. Web. 29 Mar. 2013.<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musical_improvisation>."Blues Song." Blues Song. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Mar. 2013. <http://www.jacmuse.com/blues/bluessong/newpage17.htm>.Ferrara, Larry. "MUSIC APPRECIATION - GLOSSARY." MUSIC APPRECIATION - GLOSSARY. Music Appreciation, n.d.Web. 29 Mar. 2013. <http://www.musicappreciation.com/glossary.htm>.
    • http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/playing-the-blues-scale-on-a-piano.htmlhttp://12bar.de/soloscal.phphttp://www.guitar-on-the-spot.com/make-up-and-write-a-blues-song-on-guitar.htmlhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bassline#Walking_basshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bassline#Walking_basshttp://www.studybass.com/lessons/rhythm/shuffle-and-swing-rhythms/http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tonic_(music)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subdominanthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominant_(music)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Call_and_response_(music)http://www.jazzonpiano.com/2010/04/typical-jazz-song-structure/BIBLIOGRAPHY (CONT.)
    • Any Questions?THANKS FOR WATCHING!