Are you a fan of playing blues guitar? Well, then you must be constantly searching for new licks to add to your arsenal! After all, being able to craft evocative solos essentially requires you have a diverse toolbox FULL of licks!
In his course, 30 Cutting Edge Blues Licks You MUST Know, Jan-Peter Beijersbergen, or Jay-P for short, helps you expand on your licks arsenal.
Here are 6 blues licks guitar lessons from Jay-P’s course. For the full course, check out 30 Cutting Edge Blues Licks You MUST Know on TrueFire!
Lick #13: Chroma Jazz
This lick is a jazzy/country lick in A, which starts with a chromatic line and a slide.
Lick #15: Koch Diminished
This lick is a typical Greg Koch lick and fits nicely in the country/jazz and blues/rock style. It’s a great example of playing chromatic notes in the blues, and it gives the lick almost a diminished character.
Lick #17: A Blue Country
This country/blues lick is a nice one in the key of A, which can also be used as an exercise.
Lick #18: Bonna Massa
Lick 18 is a Joe Bonamassa type of blues lick with a Stevie Ray Vaughan vibe. We’re in the key of G.
Lick #19: Fabulous Dave
This complete solo is sort of a Fabulous Thunderbirds style solo, inspired by Dave Gonzalez of the band the Paladins.
Lick #26: Horn Part
This example is in the second position of the blues scale of G and sounds almost like a horn part.
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