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Backing Tracks

Backing Tracks

On this page you will find links to all of my backing tracks, also known as jam tracks, or ‘play along’ tracks. The backing tracks can be played on this website and my YouTube channel for free (as many times as you like), or you can download them from my Bandcamp for a small fee.

I have included chord charts for each track, improvisation tips, and links to relevant lesson videos and articles. Happy jamming!

Twelve Bar Blues backing tracks in all 12 keys; slow, medium & fast

A series of 36 twelve bar blues tracks, aimed at musicians of all levels.

Each of the links below will take you to a page containing three tracks in that particular key. The tracks are:

  • Slow, chilled out blues played by an organ trio (60bpm)
  • Medium tempo funky blues played by a guitar trio (120bpm)
  • Fast ‘Texas blues’ played by a smokin’ hot guitar band (180bpm)

If you are unfamiliar with the chord progression, start with the slow track, learn the chords and work on your soloing. When you are comfortable with the slow track, move on to the medium tempo one and eventually the fast one!

12 bar blues written using roman numerals

Minor Blues backing tracks in all 12 keys; slow, medium & fast

A series of 36 minor blues tracks, aimed at musicians of all levels.

Each of the links below will take you to a page containing three tracks in that particular key. The tracks are:

  • Slow, chilled out blues played by an organ trio (60bpm)
  • Medium tempo funky blues played by a guitar trio (120bpm)
  • Fast ‘Texas blues’ played by a smokin’ hot guitar band (180bpm)

If you are unfamiliar with the chord progression, start with the slow track, learn the chords and work on your soloing. When you are comfortable with the slow track, move on to the medium tempo one and eventually the fast one!

Minor blues chord chart in roman numerals

Major I vi ii V backing tracks in all 12 keys; slow, medium & fast

A series of 36 major key I vi ii V backing tracks, aimed at musicians of all levels.

Each of the links below will take you to a page containing three tracks in that particular key. The tracks are:

  • Slow rock/pop ballad played by a guitar band (60bpm)
  • Medium tempo rock/pop played by a 4 piece band (120bpm)
  • Fast, infectious, shuffle feel – great fun to play over (140bpm)

If you are unfamiliar with the chord progression, start with the slow track, learn the chords and work on your soloing. When you are comfortable with the slow track, move on to the medium tempo one and eventually the fast one!

Major 1625 chord chart in Roman numerals

Jazz blues backing tracks in all 12 keys; slow, medium & fast

A series of 36 jazz blues backing tracks, aimed at the intermediate to advanced player.

Each of the links below will take you to a page containing three tracks in that particular key. The tracks are:

  • Slow (*COMING SOON*)
  • Medium swing piano trio (140bpm)
  • Fast (*COMING SOON)

If you are unfamiliar with the chord progression, start with the slow track, learn the chords and work on your soloing. When you are comfortable with the slow track, move on to the medium tempo one and eventually the fast one!

Jazz blues chord progession analysis
  • Major I vi ii V backing tracks in A *LINK COMING SOON*
  • Major I vi ii V backing tracks in Bb *LINK COMING SOON*
  • Major I vi ii V backing tracks in B *LINK COMING SOON*
  • Major I vi ii V backing tracks in C *LINK COMING SOON*
  • Major I vi ii V backing tracks in Db *LINK COMING SOON*
  • Major I vi ii V backing tracks in D *LINK COMING SOON*
  • Major I vi ii V backing tracks in Eb *LINK COMING SOON*
  • Major I vi ii V backing tracks in E *LINK COMING SOON*
  • Major I vi ii V backing tracks in F *LINK COMING SOON*
  • Major I vi ii V backing tracks in F# *LINK COMING SOON*
  • Major I vi ii V backing tracks in G *LINK COMING SOON*
  • Major I vi ii V backing tracks in Ab *LINK COMING SOON*

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