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Boogie is swing blues rhythm (Burrows 1995, p.42) or technique originally played on the piano in boogie-woogie music and adapted to guitar. As such it is often used in rock and roll and country musics. The blues is a vocal and instrumental form of music based on a pentatonic scale and a characteristic twelve-bar chord progression. ... // Rhythm (Greek ρυθμός = tempo) is the variation of the duration of sounds or other events over time. ... A grand piano A piano is a musical instrument which is classified as a keyboard, percussion or string instrument, depending on the system of classification used. ... Boogie-woogie is a style of blues piano playing that became very popular in the 1940s and was extended from piano, to three pianos at once, guitar, big band, and country and western music. ... A guitar is a musical instrument characterized by its visually dominant body and neck. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... In popular music, Country music, also called country and western music or country-western, is an amalgam of popular musical forms developed in the Southern United States, with roots in traditional folk music, Celtic Music, Blues, Gospel music, and Old-time music that began to develop rapidly [1] in the...


A simple rhythm guitar or accompaniment boogie pattern, sometimes called country boogie, is as follows (ibid): Rhythm guitar is a kind of guitar playing that provides accompaniment for a singer or other instruments. ... In music accompaniment is the art of playing along with a soloist or ensemble, often known as the lead, in a supporting manner as well as the music thus played. ...


simple rhythm guitar boogie pattern on a D major chord Image File history File links Country_boogie_G_I.PNG A simple rhythm guitar or accompaniment boogie pattern on a D major (or minor) chord in C major, sometimes called country boogie. ...


The Bs and Cs are played by stretching the fourth finger from the A two and three frets up to B and C respectively on the same string. This pattern is an elaboration or decoration of the chord or level and is the same on all the primary triads (I, IV, V), although the dominant chord may include the seventh on the third beat (see also, degree (music). ibid): The neck of a guitar showing the first four frets. ... A level (van der Merwe 1989, also tonality level, Kubiks tonal step, and John Blackings root progression) is a temporary modal frame contrasted with another built on a different foundation note. ... In music, the dominant is the fifth degree of the scale. ... The musical interval of a minor seventh the first note (the root or tonic) and the seventh in a minor scale. ... See also the beat disambiguation page. ... In music theory, a scale degree is the name of a particular note of a scale in relation to the tonic (the first note in the scale). ...


simple rhythm guitar boogie pattern on D7 Image File history File links Country_boogie_G_V7. ...


A simple lead guitar boogie pattern is as follows (ibid, p.43): Lead guitar refers to a role within a popular music band, especially a rock band, that provides melody or melodic material, as opposed to the rhythm of the rhythm guitar, bass, and drums. ...


simple lead guitar boogie pattern on a G major chord Image File history File links Country_boogie_G_Lead. ...


All boogie patterns are played with a swing or shuffle and generally follow the "one finger per fret" rule, where, as in the case directly above, if the third finger always covers the notes on the third fret, the second finger going only on the second fret, etc. (ibid) In music, a swung note or shuffle note is the rhythmic device in which the duration of the initial note in a pair is augmented and that of the second is diminished. ...


Examples include Chuck Berry's "Johnny B. Goode". Chuck Berry Charles Edward Anderson Chuck Berry (born October 18, 1926 in St. ... Johnny B. Goode is a song written by Chuck Berry in 1955 (although recorded in 1958), and is considered one of the first pure rock and roll songs ever recorded. ...


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