Watch the Set 2: Phrase A2 online guitar lesson by Mark Stefani from Jazzed Blues

In this next trio of phrases, the scene shifts to a funky, 12-bar blues context, with licks imitating the incomparable George Benson. With George it's all about phrasing and his fertile rhythmic imagination, as clearly shown in this superb, C minor pentatonic blues lick inspired from his mid-seventies recording period. Slides and solid vibrato complement this soulful, flexible blues cliche, executed in the standard bar position.