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

Jazz Blues - Lick 13 is a video guitar lesson presented by Frank Vignola and is sourced 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.