Watch the A Notey Lick online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Lead Guitar Greatest Hits Vol. 1

Lesson Source: Tom Wolfe's50 Hard Bop Blues Licks You Must Know!

Most of the licks we have discussed to this point have emphasized the first 4 bars of the blues. This lick does the same, but has a very bebop, notey approach. With the use of the 6th intervals towards the end of the phrase, it takes on a very interesting musical character tied to the blues tradition.