Robert Johnson

Born in Mississippi in 1911, Johnson knew little commercial or critical success during his lifetime, and yet is now considered a master of his art, his art being the Delta blues. His style is raw and gritty as he imitates a whole group playing at once, famously inducing Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards to remark “Who’s … More Robert Johnson

Minor Triads

  Minor triads are much like major triads, but played out of context they can sound a little ‘sadder’. Their construction is almost the same, however instead of 1, 3, and 5, we take 1, b3, and 5. To use the example of C Minor, we need to first start with the scale of C Major: C     D    … More Minor Triads