Watch the Quarter-Note Blues online guitar lesson by Tom Wolfe from 50 Hard Bop Blues Licks You MUST Know
Wes Montgomery would play any number of phrases and develop melodies from the beginning of the solo to the end, giving the listener a cohesive and provoking melodic improvisation. While his solos were built in the bebop tradition, he remained very true to the blues vocabulary. Many notes or few, he could speak melodically with passion. This lick is a very simple, yet swinging blues phrase in the style of Wes Montgomery.