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Chicago Shuffle

Verse 3 - I Chord and IV Chord

In this lesson I'll address the recurring rhythmic theme aspect of the piece while showing you the I, the IV and back to the I of this third verse. This lesson also contains more examples of textural and volume contrast plus some ideas on soloing strategy. Once again - a lot of stuff in here.

Topics and/or subjects covered in this lesson:
key of E
A Harp
Rick Estrin
Chicago Shuffle

Backing Track

Print Print Chords & Tab

A Harp in the Key of E.

Loop 0:00 Introduction to the Third Verse

Loop 0:52 Overview of I, IV & I (Bars 1-8)  

Loop 5:02 Breakdown of I Chord (First 4 Bars)

Loop 8:52 Slow Practice Loop of I Chord (First 4 Bars)

Loop 9:25 Breakdown of IV Chord Octave Riff (Bars 5 & 6)

Loop 10:55 Slow Practice Loop of IV Chord (Bars 5 & 6)

Loop 11:05 Overview of I Chord (Bars 7 & 8)

Loop 11:38 I, IV & I (Bars 1-8) Played Together

Loop 12:20 Breakdown of I Chord (Bars 7 & 8)




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steve switzer
steve switzer May 17, 2022


attempt at it

steve switzer
steve switzer May 02, 2022

amazing great riffs 

Rick Estrin
Rick Estrin May 02, 2022

Thanks Steve - That's been the litmus test for me - keeping  it fresh while staying stylistically true to the genre.

Larry "The Iceman"
Larry "The Iceman" Jun 06, 2014

ya. "Put a burr on it and make it sound important"!

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