Right click the links below and choose save as or save target as or download linked files as pdf music stand printout. This 2 5 1 lick features a few chromatic passing notes in bar one, between the 4th and 5th as well as the b7 and root of the dm7 chord. Hello, i used to have an account here last year, but ill be darned if i can remember what it was. The difference lies in where you learned these lines from, how you learned them, and what you can do with them. Jason davis music lesson overview a standard lesson will last 30 minutes and will consist of 4 basic areas. Waggoner these sheets may be used as source material for students working on solos over blues progressions in f. These 25 licks add some great sounding jazz guitar licks to your arsenal. Chromaticism how to add chromatic notes to scales and arpeggios.
Once youve learned the basic licks, try and integrate them into your playing by using them whilst soloing over some jazz tunes. The chromatic scale contains the twelve musical notes available on our. Heres an analysis of the example lick you learned in. If you want to download a free ebook of 15 ii valt i licks then subscribe to my. Nov 12, 2014 this entry was posted in blog, lesson and tagged advanced, arpeggio, arpeggios, blues, guitar, improvisation, improvising, jazz, jazz blues, jazzguitar, jens larsen, pdf, video lesson, youtube on november 12, 2014 by jens. Hip licks is designed to help musicians develop fluency in the jazz language by providing mainstream jazz vocabulary swingboppostbop that nails the changes and lays great on their instrument. There is again, some chromatic movement in bar 2 with a nice triplet on the last beat of the chord which finishes nicley on the 5th of the g major 7th chord.
This text deals with many technique issues jazz musicians encounter in the real world. Mar 08, 2011 now that you have a solid idea what were defining as jazz licks are, lets dig into jazz language. In this lick, there are two concepts that you can take out and explore further in the practice room. Learning jazz guitar licks is essential for anyone studying the genre. A complete jazz vocabulary for the improvising musician for treble clef instruments shneidman, jack on. You would be hardpressed to find any jazz guitarist that wasnt influenced by wes playing at one point or another in their development. The chromatic line all jazz musicians should know jazz. The road to dynamic, expressive improvisation is paved with practice and listening.
The pdf of the examples is available on patreon including one with the analysis. Jazz patterns and licks learn some new ones, improve the. The 251 or iivi chord progression is the most common in jazz repertoire. Students should, of course, study the solos of great jazz players to derive even more source material. A s improvisers we are always looking to create new harmonic concepts or to find new ways of soloing over traditional changes that are innovative and creative. Since wes was such a powerhouse in the jazz guitar world, it is a good idea to spend some time studying his licks, phrases, and improvisational concepts, which is what this lesson is designed to do.
This modern jazz lick is meant to sound out, so dont worry about the chords or key that youre playing over. Nov 10, 2016 to be able to mix jazz and blues we of course need to have the material to play both jazz and blues in this position. For example, a short pattern that is played on two strings could be played on strings 12, 23, 34, 45, and 56. Printable pdf ebook method containing 40 major jazz guitar licks. This lesson will help you sound a lot more sophisticated. Improv improvisation is the art of composing music on the spot. Want to learn how blues piano licks can be used over blues, rock, gospel, and jazz chord changes.
Students will strengthen and learn to do this in the various styles of jazz and contemporary music. The project is influenced by outstanding musicians including charlie parker, bill evans, joe pass, clifford brown and others. The most important thing you can do is learn them, and then practice them the right way. The lick below is written in both standard music notation and guitar tablature. Hank mobleys near perfect solo on irving berlins remember from his classic lp soul station is filled with profound lessons on phrasing, rhythm, tone, melody, pacing, and development. In the licks i can then easier explain where we are pulling the different parts from. This does have a couple of guitar slides and pull offs to help create a smoother sound.
Eric is one of the hottest saxophonists in the world today. Double pulloff am fusion guitar lick lesson printout pdf. Super modern jazz lick that works over every chord youtube. They are improv, technique, ear training and history. Another very characteristic part of jazz is the use of chromaticism. One thing that players in the past and present have done is to keep a note book of licks and phrases that they like and then take them through all keys.
Printable pdf ebook method containing 40 major jazz guitar licks with. Chromatic notes and chromatic enclosures has been a part of jazz vocabulary since bebop. Jan 30, 2019 learning jazz guitar licks is essential for anyone studying the genre. While you may know that its important to practice jazz guitar licks, finding the right lines to work on can be a daunting task. Since we are mixing two genres we need to get the tools to play each of them. Actually, for the past sixty years jazz musicians have been playing the same basic set of standard tunes, each generation making their stylistic mark on the history of the music. Bebop scales down and up the bebop scales add a chromatic passing tone to the basic. Patterns, riffs and licks for jazz and blues every week a new lick so keep tuned in.
How to use chromatic ideas in jazz licks the right way youtube. I know this isnt new information, but when playing through these patterns and licks it helps if y. Chromatic passing notes and chromatic enclosures has been a part of jazz vocabulary since bebop. Now you can start doing your chromatic guitar excercise as a warm up and use the licks to create your own chromatic guitar solo. Therefore would it be a great idea to learn licks over 251 chord progressions. So lets take a look at the guitar lick, and then break down what makes it tick.
Think of hip licks as a musical reference book, like a dictionary of great licks in all twelve keys, available. The difference between jazz licks and language jazzadvice. Chromatic notes and chromatic enclosures has been a part of jazz vocabulary since. You can download a pdf and read the article on my blog via this link.
For many people chromatic approach notes are a big part of the sound of a jazz lick. How to improvise with chromaticism over jazz standards. The best way to approach these licks is to think of it as connecting the two half steps within the major scale. Here are 5 great jazz licks to use when playing over minortype harmonies. The second way to target notes is to use chromatic approach tones. Jazz guitar pdf methods, ebooks, jazz guitar lessons, analysis with audio files. By practicing these licks youll get 2 important patterns into your fingers. Chromatic approach 5 jazz guitar licks with chromatic notes.
Take a one or two bar phrase and transpose it to all 12 keys. By working jazz guitar licks, you increase your fretboard knowledge and build a strong connection to the jazz tradition at the same time. And now i added an extra chromatic approach which is using a scale tone. For many people chromatic passing notes are a big part of the sound of a jazz solo. Try them in other positions and keys, and feel free to adapt them and use them as a basis for. For that we need an overview of the essential scales and arpeggios. Try to play the phrase on as many sets of strings as possible. Jazz, blues, fusion guitar video lesson by stephane lucarelli. This easy iiv7i lick can also be played over a static i chord. I seem to remember back then somebody posted a link to a cool free pdf full of blues licks. In this section youll learn 5 fingerfriendly jazz guitar licks in the key of eb major. Copying the solos of professionals is a great way for young players to. Chromatic guitar lesson chromatic guitar licks youtube. Sep, 2002 it may be fair to say that most players rely on scales and patterns aka licks, phrase or in more academic circles, formulae.
The pdf with examples for this video is available through patreon. You have found the right book if you are looking to expand your jazz guitar vocabulary and emulate your favorite jazz guitar players. Chromaticism how to solo with chromatic notes jazz guitar. Printable pdf ebooks for guitarist 40 ii v i jazz guitar licks. In jazz guitar, chromatic licks are really a huge part of what we. Here is the sheet music in treble and bass clef in all 12 keys. In this video i am going to show you how it isnt that difficult to combine arppegios with a chromatic enclosure and make. New styles of jazz sometimes dictate new harmonic structures. So in this lesson, im giving you 25 easy iivi licks. In todays video im going to teach you a tasty lick that will be a great source material for soloing, creating melodies, and fills. A complete jazz vocabulary for the improvising musician for treble clef instruments. Language, just like a lick, is made up of melodic lines. Jazz is an ever evolving language, the established patterns and licks are borrowed, adapted and mutated into new ones. Chromatic approach 5 jazz guitar licks with chromatic.348 1471 910 962 925 1066 798 1645 941 1263 1314 1497 834 1143 1214 1315 1637 1628 1543 718 1479 301 663 478 823 46 525 976 80 1195 792 1198 91 92 74