FANDOM


Blues songwriting builds on a familiar harmonic progression (I-I-I-I-IV-IV-I-I-V-IV-I-I) and makes lyric creations easy as well. Call and response and repetition can make a simple idea sound complete.


ActivitiesEdit

State Your Name Play 12-bar blues progression and establish rapport, i.e., ask each individual how they are currently feeling during the progression (Silverman, 2010).

ResourcesEdit

ReferencesEdit

Silverman, Michael J. (July, 2010). The effect of lyric analysis intervention on withdrawal symptoms and locus of control in patients on a detoxification unit: A randomized effectiveness study. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 37(3),197-201.

Further ReadingEdit

Music Therapy St. Pete, LLC wrote about this topic on their Rhythm & Reason Blog; the post is available here: https://rhythmreason.com/simple-blues-songwriting/

ContributorsEdit

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.