Day: June 7, 2020

Jump Blues Backing Track in C (150 bpm)

This jump guitar backing track is inspired by the blues music of Roomful of Blues (Duke Robillard) Big Joe Turner, Brian Setzer, and others. Jump, jive & jam with this up-tempo blues guitar jam track in the key of C. Download the chord sheet (incl. outro) here:

This blues jam track is a 12-bar blues in the key of C. After a quick turnaround intro, the classic 12 bar structure begins. The groovy thing about this jump blues backing track is that the first accents of the piano and the electric guitar are on a different eight note. This (intentional) quirky effect is augmented by a little stereo panning of the guitar and piano. This makes the rhythm accompaniment ‘jump’ from left to right. 

Improvising Tips

C minor & major pentatonic
C minor & major blues
Play your favorite blues, jazz blues, swing & rockabilly licks.

Outro Lick
Jump Blues Outro Lick
Jump Blues Outro Lick in C
Gear

Gibson Les Paul P90 (rhythm guitar), through an MXR Carbon Copy pedal (slap) and Fractal AX8 preamp.
Baritone Sax from Logic Pro X
Piano: Waves Grand Rhapsody
Upright Bass: Spectrasonics Trilian
Drums: Steven Slate Drums 5.5

Buy the track
If you’re interested, you can download and buy a high quality WAV version (125MB) of this backing track here:

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