Watch the Minor Vamp online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Play Jazz Guitar 5: Lick Vocabulary

Minor Vamp - Lick 19 is a video guitar lesson presented by Frank Vignola and is sourced from 50 Jazz Guitar Licks You MUST Know.


This repeated, three-beat phrase starts on the 9th and is built upon a scale pattern. The timing might initially throw you off balance rhythmically, but will make sense as you play through it. This four over three pattern was a favorite of Barney Kessel and Joe Pass and sounds even cooler when played using octaves.