Watch the Major 7th online guitar lesson by Frank Vignola from 50 Jazz Guitar Licks You MUST Know

Continuing with scale-pattern based riffs, this Joe Pass inspired riff is in F major. This bossa-flavored phrase is a brilliant way to start off an improvisation. Beginning with the 5th, this riff works its way down the scale to end on the major 7th, lending itself well to other positions and fingerings.