Lesson Category: Licks/Riffs

17 – Blues In E Intro (Blues – Key E)

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Blues musicians tend to “borrow” licks from each other. This must-learn lick is one that’s…

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2 – Jazzy Ending In G

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION This is a nice ending that you have probably heard countless times in blues, jazz…

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Blues Riff #1 [Key: G]

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Let’s learn a groovy Blues riff in the G minor Pentatonic scale. This riff only…

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Muting Like A Boss

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Muting is a technique where you….mute the strings you’re playing. The goal is to mute…

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12 Bar Boogie Woogie [Riff Key A]

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION This Blues and Country inspired lick is also a great exercise. You’ll give your neglected…

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Cantankerous Cody Blues

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION It’s important to have a good sense of rhythm as a guitarist. For both rhythm…

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Homage to Chuck

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Chuck Berry was a pioneer in Rock n Roll music. His guitar playing influenced generations…

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Amazing Hammmer-Pull Exercise

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Hammer-ons and pull-offs are great techniques you can use in a ton of different ways….

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Flatpick Heaven Lick #1

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION The term “flatpick” is an old Bluegrass term for using a pick. It doesn’t refer…

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Get Down Lil’ Doggy Lick

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Pull off licks like this are very common in Bluegrass. You’ll often see these licks…

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Shady Beach Shuffle [key C]

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Our lick today is based on the C Major Pentatonic scale. You may notice that…

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Peaches And Cream [Am Blues Lick]

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Have you noticed how a shuffle feel can give chord patterns and licks a real…

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Baby Bacon [Am Blues Lick]

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION The minor Pentatonic scale is way more than the sum of its parts. It only…

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Marco And The Fly [Am Blues Lick]

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Here is a lick pulled straight from the A minor Pentatonic scale we just learned….

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Slide Bird Melody

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION The more licks you know that use a specific technique, the more likely you are…

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La Bamba Lick

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Do you know how you get tongue tied sometimes? Like trying to say Shelly Sells…

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Blues In E Intro (Blues – Key E)

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION Blues musicians tend to “borrow” licks from each other. This must-learn lick is one that’s…

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Slower Ride Lick

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION JAM TRACK You’ll find that you’ll take licks and add them to your trick bag…

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7 – Twiddle Dum [JC]

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION To play this lick we’ll need to use (or learn!) a fun and very important…

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17 – Sliding Home Lick (Key E)

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION “Sliding” is a fun technique that adds a distinct flair to licks and lead lines….

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Jazzy Ending In G

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High Noon Melody

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A Minor Eagle’s Lick

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION You may recognize this lick from a very popular Eagles song. It’s basically an A…

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Shuffling On Home – Lick #2

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R & R Shuffle

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION This is a fun exercise to get your rock n’ roll chops going. After all,…

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Shuffling On Home – Lick #1

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Oaktown Blues Melody

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNL​​OAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FASTJAM TRACK DESCRIPTION The melody of this song is based around the Minor Pentatonic scale. This scale…

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Day Tripper Riff

DOWNLOAD TAB DOWNLOAD VIDEO . EXPLANATION SLOW MEDIUM FAST DESCRIPTION NOTATION The opening riff from Day Tripper is as iconic as it is fun to…

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