Getting to grips with the blues scale on ukulele is a great way to add a little improvisation to your routine. It’s nice to get a little free with your playing from time to time and just do what you like. Let’s take a look at the blues scale to get you started.
Throughout October I decided to play nothing but the blues. It didn’t matter if there was something else I desperately wanted to learn, it would have to wait.
Why did I do this I hear you cry (ok maybe I can’t hear you but if you’re still reading you must be interested).
Recently I ended up on Luca Tomassini’s YouTube channel where I found a collection of really great licks for ukulele. There’s a heck of a lot of ukulele material on YouTube that focuses purely on popular songs and is very much just based around a handful of chords and basic strumming patterns. Luca’s licks really stood out and I really enjoyed learning them.
Following his great debut post on spicing up simple chords, Steve Phillips is back and this time he’s looking at the 12 bar blues. Over to you Steve…