Lick Of The Week Lessons Lessons
Chuck Berry Style Blues Lick
In this edition of Lick of the Week we will study a Chuck Berry style blues lick.
Joe Bonamassa Dominant 9 Chords - Lick Of The Week
Lick of the week - Joe Bonamassa style dom 7 or 9 chords involve an inversion playing just the 5th and 3rd intervals of the chord, creating a heavier sound.
Stevie Ray Vaughan Style Lick in E Pentatonic Blues
This lick, in the style of SRV, uses an open E pentatonic minor / major blues scale. Great lick to add to your blues vocabulary.
Warren Haynes (Allman Brothers) Style Lick in Am
In this lick of the week lesson we will be studying a Warren Haynes inspired lick using the A pentatonic minor / blues scale. The lick comes from a live version of Whipping Post and can be applied to any chord changes in Am.
BB King Style Major Blues Lick
In this lesson we will study a common BB King style blues lick using notes from the pentatonic major scale. Great intro lick and can be used to lead back to the I chord in a 12 bar blues pattern.
Jazzy Major Blues - Lick Of The Week
In this lick of the week lesson we will study a jazzy sounding major blues lick using a variety of slurs and double stops. The example is in A but can be easily transposed to any key.
Dominant 7 and 9 Chord Tricks - Lick Of The Week
Learn some cool licks and tricks you can do within a Dominant 7 or 9 chord.
Brad Paisley Style Country Lick
In this lesson we will study a bluesy country riff with a little Brad Paisley twist at the end.
Eric Clapton Style Blues Lick #1
In this lesson we will cover a Clapton style blues lick in the key of A. The excerpt is from the first solo of a live version of Crossroads. The lick combines several positions of the pentatonic scale and showcases his use of vibrato and quick hammer on and pull off techniques. Youtube version of Crossroads - Eric Clapton Crossroads video
Jazz Blues Chords
In this lesson we will be studying the use of Jazz chords in a blues context. Specifically we will be studying a jazzy way to transition from the I chord to the IV chord in a 12 bar blues.
Angus Young Style Solo Lick
We will be studying a lick in A pentatonic minor in the style of Angus Young from AC/DC.
Acoustic Blues Chord Movement for E7 and A7
In this lesson we are going to study some ways to color the E7 and A7 chords for an acoustic blues progression. It involves moving the up the neck using different fingerings to create extended E and A chords.
Eric Clapton Style Lick #2
In this lesson we will cover another Clapton style blues lick in the key of A. The excerpt is indicative of Clapton's use of quick hammer ons and pull offs. The lick serves well as a turn around over bars 11 and 12 of a 12 bar blues.