Watch the Bird's Fave Quote online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Play Jazz Guitar 5: Lick Lexicon

Bird's Fave Quote - Lick 9 is a video guitar lesson presented by Sheryl Bailey and is sourced from 50 Essential Bebop Licks You MUST Know.


Charlie Parker was the father of modern jazz, and the main innovator of bebop. This Bbmaj lick is a quote from an older pop tune of his day, and one that he employed frequently. It utilizes aspects of the diatonic above embellishment, substituting the III-7 arpeggio, and a little chromatic approach action.