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

This lick features a Freddie King style turnaround, that uses two great techniques; a backward rake and a large jump. The backward rake requires some intricate muting of strings. The large jump requires you to look before you leap; being one note off using this technique will make your fellow band members (and the audience) shiver.