Watch the Jazz Blues online guitar lesson by TrueFire from 50 Licks Greatest Hits Vol. 1
This straight-ahead Bb jazz lick relies on chromatics and a firm control of rhythm. Notice how we continue to explore Charlie Christian's inclusion of the 6th, the use of chromatics, as well as the bounce between the b3rd to major 3rd. Play around with the tempo - this riff really swings at speed!