How to try at Blues Boogie Pattern

Blues Boogie Pattern

Blues Boogie

If you know your 12-bar blues form in F, you are now ready to try your hand at a blues boogie pattern for the left hand. Boogie boogie became popular in the 1920’s and is characterized by a fast moving, repeated bass line. There are many kinds of boogie boogie patterns. Here is one to try. It incorporates the root, third, flatted third (very important blue note!) and fifth of the chord that you are playing.

This video teaches you this pattern in three chords so that you can use it with the 12-bar blues. You can use this pattern in blues songs, swing, country and even some pop songs. Blues, after all, is the foundation of all popular music so go ahead and try this out on all these genres. Have fun with this!