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Blues in all 12 Keys Challenge!

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The blues is a great song form to practice as a jazz musician. Within the blues form (and it’s different iterations) are some of the most common chord progressions found in jazz.

Here’s a challenge: take the blues into all 12 keys.

Post a video of you taking up the challenge in the comments below!

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Brent Vaartstra
Brent Vaartstra is a professional jazz guitarist and educator living in New York City. He is the head blogger and podcast host for which he owns and operates. He actively performs around the New York metropolitan area and is the author of the Hal Leonard publication "Visual Improvisation for Jazz Guitar." He's also the host of the music entrepreneurship podcast "Passive Income Musician."


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