Watch the Minor Bop online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Play Jazz Guitar 5: Lick Vocabulary
Minor Bop - Lick 24 is a video guitar lesson presented by Frank Vignola and is sourced from 50 Jazz Guitar Licks You MUST Know.
Put to great use by the Gypsy jazz master, Django Reinhardt, the classic lower neighbor of the chord tone to the chord tone move adds an exotic, Middle-Eastern feel to your solos. Here Frank approaches each chord tone from one half-step below. Try the riff forward and backward to become comfortable with its unique tonality.