Watch the Raking Fours online guitar lesson by Matthieu Brandt from 50 Jump Blues Licks You MUST Know

Lick #4 incorporates two basic elements every jump blues player, rock & roll guitarist and rockabilly ace needs to have up his sleeve. This lick covers two important techniques every jump blues player needs to get up his sleeve; playing a rake and approaching the major third of the target chord from above. This second tool will give your licks a more open, major type sound in contrast to the more edgy sound the blues scale provides.

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