Watch the In The Mood online guitar lesson by Matthieu Brandt from 50 Jump Blues Licks You MUST Know

A lot of jump blues guitar licks have their origin in melodies written during the Big Band era of the late nineteen thirties, forties and beginning fifties. These melodies are a great resource for guitar players looking for strong hooks and other original sounding material. This lick has its roots in Glenn Miller's songs Pennsylvania 6-5000 and In the Mood.