5 Boogie Patterns

Let’s boogie!

I go through 5 Boogie Woogie patterns for the left hand on the piano.

Boogie Woogie is a great place to start with improvisation or playing the Blues. These patterns make their way into the playing of the Jazz greats like Oscar Peterson.

Once you feel comfortable with these patterns in the left hand start by adding simple licks in the right hand. It can be tricky to keep the left hand steady so start slow and with the metronome.

Pattern 1 — 0:18
Pattern 2 — 2:30
Pattern 3 — 3:32
Pattern 4 — 5:10
Pattern 4 alternate — 7:34
Pattern 5 — 8:00

Pattern 1

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Pattern 2

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Pattern 3

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Pattern 4

Pattern 4 - alternate

Pattern 5

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