Watch the Bass Line Turnaround online guitar lesson by Matthieu Brandt from 50 Jump Blues Licks You MUST Know

In jump blues the V-IV-I chord progression in bars 9 to 11 of a standard blues progression are often substituted by a II-V-I. This means that a soloist needs to be on his toes when he gets to bar 9; which chord is ringing out and what is the bass player doing? A great way to underline a II-V is to just play the bass line. A powerful backup part for a second guitar player and you could even insert it in your solo.

© TrueFire, Inc.