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

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


Bebop guitarist love to mine sax licks for inspiration. This riff features playing the same pitch on alternate strings, mimicking the slurs common in saxophone solos. This riff finishes up with some Joe Pass-inspired chromatics before moving into some cool pull-offs that impart some great rhythmic movement.

Frank finishes this segment up with an extended solo utilizing many of the examples from this course, perfectly illustrating the importance of learning them each in every key and position. Enjoy!