Students should, of course, study the solos of great jazz players to derive even more source material. Many people have commented that this is the best blues keyboard product that they have ever used. D7 licks two frets higher to play over the e7 chord. He is also the author of the the jazz masters method dvd.
This best selling book, 100 ultimate blues riffs by andrew gordon is an exhaustive guide to some of the best musical phrases that make up blues pianokeyboard playing. Dedicate at least 3060 minutes each day to playing the bass. This unique ebook contains sheet music and audio files of licks examples, from which we show you how to implement them in the blues. Each lick is accurately tabbed in pdf and gp6 format. Here are some tips to aid you in mastering these bass blues licks.
A must for all levels of keyboardists that want to study the blues. Have followed up on the previous weeks blues licks and analysis with a look at blues for alice, some other blues and more. Oct 17, 2017 the bass line in this song is built around a 12 bar blues framework in the key of e. So bars 1 and 3 contain chords and bars 2 and 4 contain blues scale licks. The 30 musthave blues piano licks blues transcription and bass arrangements. We have included patterns for the e pentatonic and natural minor scales to help. The description below is for the pdf and audio files. For that we need an overview of the essential scales and arpeggios. I use this riff all the time as a way to either end a blues jam or adapt it a little bit into a blues turnaround if i want to keep playing. That will really help your versatility and keyboard knowledge. This is a series of videos i did for on how to play 30 different blues piano licks, ranging from easy to advanced. Blues is about playing your own feelings, expressing your own life. Jonathon wilson collected these 30 blues licks, and by putting them on musescore you can. The 30 musthave blues piano licks blues groovewindow.
Best of jazz guitar and guitar jamming classic blues. Guitar chords music guitar playing guitar jazz guitar lessons jazz blues blues rock music theory the 100 ebooks. The 30 musical ideas included in this pack will inspire you to play more and to explore new areas of the fretboard. Youll learn blues riffs, tips and tricks that will really heat up your playing. These are fantastic, simple ideas composed by former ljs contributor camden hughes, and he packed these full of fantastic lessons. This collection of 30 blues licks use major pentatonic scales as building blocks. Blues is largely about improvisation and its essential to listen and learn from the masters. Todays artists teach keyboardists how to play their favourite licks.
This collection of 30 licks will inspire you new ideas using the minor pentatonic scale and multiple keys and in multiple tempos. Both of these blues scale licks are from the kenny burrell school of phrasing. Now lets take our study of the blues scale further and use the notes of the minor blues scale, the major blues scale and the extended blues scale to create different types of blues licks of riffs. Print and download in pdf or midi 30 must have blues licks in c. These licks can be used in a variety of styles of playing blues, boogie woogie, jazz, rock, country, etc. These videos dont really need to be watched in any particular order. I have been following jonathan wisons blues licks from expertvillage. Another early 2008 video tutorial originally done for expert village. I bought 101 mustknow blues licks based on strenth of couple other books of wolf marshal that i own. The book is 37 pages in length, poorly written and full of filler material that shouldnt be there. Jonathon introduces each clip, letting you know of any tips or hangups that set the lick apart, and then provides a valuable demonstration of how to play and practice the riff alongside a full band. May 22, 20 dont you dare call yourself a keyboard player if you dont know this one.
Twobar blues licks for jazz ensemble by jeff waggoner these sheets may be used as source material for students working on solos over the blues progressions in bb and f. Oscar peterson plays duke ellington piano piano artist transcriptions. I bought 101 must know blues licks based on strenth of couple other books of wolf marshal that i own. This is more than the scale shown, i have spent all day trying to learn from tab, not my preferred choice.
You will find here licks from the major and minor blues scales, in different rhythmic patterns and much more contains 30 piano sheets and audio samples of improvisations based on blues licks. Jonathon wilsons collection of blues riffs for guitar, transposed to e. The 30 licks riffs idea is brilliant for blues because you can really experiment and mix things up. The cliff notes were sold seperately as small booklets that summarize the essence of the real book. Scales jazz pdf for information concerning the finest in jazz education write to summer jazz workshops, co. To help you in your quest in mastering jazz language, here are 8 minor iivi licks to practice. Steve is the author of premium jazz elite membership a comprehensive allinone online jazz piano course. Playing and improvising acoustic blues doug young acoustic blues workshop notes q 96 our goal is to be able to play a simple, but effective solo blues guitar piece, hopefully with some improvisation. Twobar blues licks for jazz ensemble waggoner music. Advanced blues progressions licks pentatonic patterns on.
Dedicate at least 30 60 minutes each day to playing the bass. The project is influenced by outstanding musicians including charlie parker, bill evans, joe pass, clifford brown and others. How to play the most awesome licks over any blues chord. Thats what learning these example licks will do for you. We use the minor blues progression to explore pentatonic, blues scale, and modal improvisation. Blues piano licks play blues piano with willie myette. Styles run the gamut from straightforward bluesrock cliche licks, licks in the style of some of our favorite guitarists, to some fairly unorthodox ideas. Must have blues piano licks echecs ouverture echecs scribd. You have found the right book if you are looking to expand your jazz guitar vocabulary and emulate your favorite jazz guitar players.
If you are wishing to order the pdfmp3 files please go to the correct page as this product is for the pdf file only. Learning jazz language is one of the most important things that a jazz musician can do. Before you start, though, be sure to sign up for my free mini course accelerate your jazz skills. Jan 07, 2016 learning jazz language is one of the most important things that a jazz musician can do.
Each lick was recorded in multiple speeds and in hd video. In the licks i can then easier explain where we are pulling the different parts from. Copying the solos of professionals is a great way for young players to. Pdf the 30 musthave blues piano licks blues mateus. Someone must have said, play the right hand like its a hihat, and the rest is history. All of the licks are written in the key of e minor, so that you can easily master them in this popular key. All 100 riffs are recorded with the piano right hand on the right channel and the piano left hand on the left channel along with a drum track. I learn best from watching, and this is not close up, explained enough or slow enough to do that. I have seen licks collection type of guitar books before but this book is by far the best. If we didnt have time to read the book, or just didnt feel like it, we could cheat by just reading the cliff notes. A definitive list of 25 licks spanning the entire bluesrock universe is a contentious thing. Waggoner these sheets may be used as source material for students working on solos over blues progressions in f. Listen to this sound example this is a great way to play over these two chords in a standard 12 bar blues progression.
The bass line itself is an essential part of this tune, so lets dive right into the intervals that make up the pattern. By studying and working with the licks in this ebook, you will not only learn how to improvise over different chord types and progressions, but be able to construct your. In this how to video, learn to play these great 12 bar blues licks with the right hand on the piano or keyboard. Ive been playing for years and this is my first real attempt at blues. The final group of licks are all derived from one of the greatest slow blues of all time jimi hendrixs red house.
These are simply a set of phrases that could form the core of a superb lick armoury something that, if you were just starting out, would send you happily into the fray. Thanks chris this is a great lesson for us advancing beginners. This jazz scales article and many others on this site will help you. Learning licks is great, but you need to go deeper. In this video series the talented and sizzling jonathon wilson guides you through 30 musthave blues piano licks, riffs that, once mastered, could turn any musician into a talkedabout sensation. Conclusion as guitarists such as stevie ray vaughan can sound really good using this dominant pentatonic scale, so can you. Theyre relatively small, but enough to provide you with a foundation in a lot of more advanced topics such as secondary dominants, related iis, modal. Jonathon wilson collected these 30 blues licks, and by putting them on musescore you can transpose them into any key you want. Ive demonstrated the lick in the key of c, but you should learn it in all the other keys too. The videos show the licks in c, but you can download sheet music which has the licks in nearly all keys. So in this lesson, im giving you 25 easy iivi licks. Each riff will be played for you at a fast speed, then a slower speed and then in most cases, at an intermediate speed. Since we are mixing two genres we need to get the tools to play each of them.
Print and download in pdf or midi 30 must have blues piano licks in e. The best keyboard licks from the past 40 years, and how to play. Pedal ideas always lend themselves well to blues scale licks. Master these 50 slow blues you must know and you can.
The second lick in bar 4 is a only descending blues scale with a common jazz rhythm pattern. Most of these are jimipowered but a few tip their hat to johnny winter as well. Jonathon wilson has been a professional composer and pianist for over twenty years. A study of 9 legendary jazz piano players and the zero to jazz piano hero program. Dont you dare call yourself a keyboard player if you dont know this one. Dec 21, 2016 this is more than the scale shown, i have spent all day trying to learn from tab, not my preferred choice.
Nov 01, 2011 blues licks for piano by blake neeley naming this book blues licks took a lot of nerve. Oct 11, 2015 in this article ill show you a couple great bluesy licks and how to transpose them for use across a 12bar blues form. In this video series the talented and sizzling jonathon wilson guides you through 30 must have blues piano licks, riffs that, once mastered, could turn any musician into a talkedabout sensation. Gordon is an exhaustive guide to introduce beginner students to the various phrases or riffs that make up blues piano playing, both from a rhythmic and soloing standpoint. Gordon is an exhaustive guide to some of the best musical phrases that make up blues piano keyboard playing.
We all love the blues, and this pack will get you playing a lot of it. He is a world touring jazz and blues keyboard player and educator. The 30 licksriffs idea is brilliant for blues because you can really experiment and mix things up. This is a collection of thirty different blues licks ranging from beginning through advanced. As im sure you have heard before, practice makes perfect. We do this by listening, transcribing, and taking phrases and lines through all 12 keys. Have also just released the 2nd of my jazz harmony books. 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. Blues scale licks guitar study jamie holroyd guitar. Were going to start of with simple singlenote lick ideas, and then we will introduce other intervals into the licks like minor and major thirds.21 3 832 320 610 395 776 932 912 154 1245 250 519 10 1056 1067 1309 9 1268 1368 209 978 439 693 1352 527 114 1480 908 717 4 831 284 1236