Are you feeling blue?

In this lesson, we will revisit the key features of blues music with reference to examples of the genre.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Where is famous blues artist Miles Davis from?

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Q2.Which pitches are heard in the G major scale?

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Q3.Which pitches are heard in the G major pentatonic scale?

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Q4.Which pitches are heard in the G major blues scale?

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Q5.What is improvising?

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Q6.When do you improvise in "Bags' Groove"?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Where is famous blues artist Miles Davis from?

1/6

Q2.Which pitches are heard in the G major scale?

2/6

Q3.Which pitches are heard in the G major pentatonic scale?

3/6

Q4.Which pitches are heard in the G major blues scale?

4/6

Q5.What is improvising?

5/6

Q6.When do you improvise in "Bags' Groove"?

6/6

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Are you feeling blues?

Here is your opportunity to show my everything we have recapped in this lesson for the blues unit. Make sure you read questions carefully.

Q1.If you are playing a 12 bar blues in G, what would the I, IV, and V chords be?

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Q2.If we transpose the 12 bar blues structure to F, what three pitches would we play?

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Q3.What is a 'turn around' chord in the blues structure?

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Q4.How is a walking bass line created from chords?

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Q5.What types of instruments were used in early blues music?

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Q6.What is a blues 'head'?

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Q7.Which pitches are heard in the G major blues scale?

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Q8.What is improvising?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

Why we're removing unit quizzes from the website >
Quiz:

Are you feeling blues?

Here is your opportunity to show my everything we have recapped in this lesson for the blues unit. Make sure you read questions carefully.

Q1.If you are playing a 12 bar blues in G, what would the I, IV, and V chords be?

1/8

Q2.If we transpose the 12 bar blues structure to F, what three pitches would we play?

2/8

Q3.What is a 'turn around' chord in the blues structure?

3/8

Q4.How is a walking bass line created from chords?

4/8

Q5.What types of instruments were used in early blues music?

5/8

Q6.What is a blues 'head'?

6/8

Q7.Which pitches are heard in the G major blues scale?

7/8

Q8.What is improvising?

8/8

Lesson summary: Are you feeling blue?

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