What does Improvisation mean?
In the left hand you need to play the blues chords or the walking bass line.
In your right hand you will need to improvise. Choose between easy, medium and hard. The cards provided will give you a prompt of where to start.
Extended work - Try putting your improvisation with the song in the mood. Can you change the structure and make the song swing?
Evaluate your performance with the following link.
Performing in the Mood - Easy
In the Mood - Moderate
In the Mood - Tricky
Perform at the same time the Bass in the Left Hand (LH) and the Melody in the Right Hand (RH)
Rate your performance using the link
Answer the following questions on the blues?
Where does the blues come from? Where does it originate?
In your own words, what is a call and response?
What is significant about the date of 1865?
What is the structure of a blues song?
Name 3 famous Blues guitarists
Name 3 famous Blues singers