The JustinGuitar Blues Licks App All 56 licks from my Blues Masters series are available in iOS app format where you can download the video lessons into your device, see the lick tab onscreen, loop section of the video and with an easy bookmarking system to find the bits of the video you want to see. He soaked up influences, put them in his own blender and produced an intoxicating style of his own. Summertime Guitar Chord Study. Next Lesson Get help with this lesson Previous Lesson. Kenny Burrell Minor Blues Solo. If you want to play with aggressiveness in your playing, you should develop a very decent left hand muting technique. So one should train gripping the guitar and smashing the strings of course while using a proper left-hand muting technique, which is a technique I am going to talk about as well in this article, to prevent undesired string noise.
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This Is not a problem for bends that allow a gradual approach to the target pitch, but these Stevie style bends require this to be Instant. For the first bar of the lick, make sure to keep you Index finger barred across the seventh fret on both the E and B strings. Although some of the notes sound strange on their own, using them swiftly between other notes can make your playing much bluesier and far more interesting. You can add more string scratching If you want, all of these licks are purely guidelines for you to work from. For each note, first bend slowly up a quarter step and then bend again up a half step.
Keep the vibrato fast and wide but with control and remember to slide into notes as written above. This bending sequence Is what gives each note a sense of movement, gradually getting higher and higher before resolving the lick by ending on the root. Lick 1 is a phrase that Stevie Ray Vaughan uses all the time In his lead playing. Add some soulful vibrato to the last note for a strong finish.
Here are a few of the licks that made Vaughan such a special guitarist: Top 50 Jazz Guitar Books. An example from Little Wing: From Little Wing again: If you train that technique for a while you should be able to make your guitar weep like a little schoolgirl. Top Jazz Guitar Albums.