These lessons explore various fingerstyle blues guitar styles and techniques. This first lesson focuses on the Key of C, delving into the alternating as well as monotonic bass techniques; blues slides, hammer-ons and pull-offs and blues slurred notes. The techniques of Mississippi John Hurt, Rev. Gary Davis and Blind Blake are discussed. The aim is to give you freedom to improvise. Songs taught bring together the many ideas and styles. As a bonus, audio tracks are included featuring rare recordings of the songs. Each tune is taught phrase by phrase and played slowly on a split-screen. A tab/music booklet included as a a PDF file. Includes: "Railroad Bill," "Careless Love," "I'm Satisfied," "You Got The Pocketbook I Got The Key," "Cocaine Blues," "See See Rider," "Save Up Your Money John D. Rockefeller Put the Panic On" and "Blues in C." Beginners. 85 min.