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

Here is a classic Bb jazz-blues lick that has gotten a lot of mileage from pickers like George Benson and Charlie Christian. Based on the minor pentatonic scale, this riff works over major, minor and dominant progressions. Remember to phrase this one just behind the beat and use all down strokes for maximum effect.