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

This one is pulled straight out of Charlie Christian's bag of tricks, a bag dipped into by Les Paul on occasion. Here we explore Charlie's technique of adding the major 6th to the blues scale to impart a swinging, uptown feel. Use down strokes and mind the timing of the pull-offs to get the most from this riff.