In this lesson i am going to go over 5 examples and some exercises to help you get started exploring this. Read on for our favorite famous blues piano songs for beginners to check out, as well as some tips to help you play the blues. Prewar electric blues the first batch of licks comes from the swing jazz and jump blues era of the late 1930s and early 1940s. Aug 27, 2010 a blues is not common in jazz, although it is in rock and traditional blues. In this lesson we will look at 5 licks in the style of george benson. Muddy waters and howlin wolf developed the early versions of chicago blues by amplifying their rootsy delta licks in a combo setting with tunes little red rooster, and spoonful.
There are two completed songs at the back of the book that shows how to combine many of the riffs to form a song. The other licks in the blues solo are created by simply running up and down the notes of. 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. This is a slightly longer lines using double stops. Often new players are drawn to the instrument because of a desire to play the blues. 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.
The tradition of guitar improvisation started with the blues and many of read the rest. Aug 08, 2014 some easy with practice blues licks for piano in f. The e minor pentatonic scale the e minor blues scale. These videos dont really need to be watched in any particular order. To really get into the essence of george bensons playing style, listen to as much of his playing as possible. This book is really meant to be a followon to the blues you can use or more blues you can use books, rather than a stand alone course. Hello, i used to have an account here last year, but ill be darned if i can remember what it was. This dvd is jampacked with tasty lead lines, phrases, and riffs personally taught to you by professional guitarists john heussenstamm, johnny moeller, and bill stone.
High graphic resolution enables printing of best quality large format printouts. It does not offer the level of detailed intruction that they do, but instead presents 5 chapters of about 15 licks each in various styleslow blues, jazz, blues rock, etc. Arrival at aslans how from the chronicles of narnia. Clicking on the graphics will start playback of the integrated. By working jazz guitar licks, you increase your fretboard knowledge and build a strong connection to the jazz tradition at the same time. Practicing blues in a will help you develop your ear better and create stronger command of blues language. Blues guitar minor blues lesson 1, part 1 if we write the similar progression as a type 2 progression, it would be like this.
Licks as bricks building a blues guitar solo learning. If we offer the composition for a number of different instruments, you can switch to see the available arrangement for. This is a basic feature of jazz phrasing and the notes being played slightly later figuration, create the oscillating trends typical o bass of the shuffle style. Even though the lick and lefthand are written out as eighth notes, they are really played with a triplet feel. John lee hooker relocated to detroit and invented the boogie, which has resounded in blues, rock, and pop styles ever since. Waggoner these sheets may be used as source material for students working on solos over blues progressions in f. Another early 2008 video tutorial originally done for expert village. Print and download arrival at aslans how sheet music in pdf. To play the blues is a fascinating undertaking because it can be both simplistic and yet intangibly tricky to. Horndriven big bands were the popular medium of the time and predominately used acoustic guitarists to provide a. Once you purchase a sheet music, you will be able to download the pdf file right away from the website.
The blues is of particular interest to guitar players as as it originated on the instrument. The 30 musthave blues piano licks blues groovewindow. The short clip in lesson 10 is a video of the instructor sitting down at the piano and improvising lessons. In this period there was a much closer relationship between jazz and blues. The e minor pentatonic scale how to play blues guitar with. Some of these phrases also use pattern 2 the minor pentatonic scale. The e minor pentatonic scale how to play blues guitar. A blues is not common in jazz, although it is in rock and traditional blues. I seem to remember back then somebody posted a link to a cool free pdf full of blues licks. Track 1 is a funky thrill is gone style while track 2 is a tin pan alley style. I have been following jonathan wisons blues licks from expertvillage. Copying the solos of professionals is a great way for young players to. Print and download arrival at aslans how sheet music from the chronicles of narnia.
If you studied lessons 1 9 basic blues piano, practiced the patterns and riffs with both hands, and you pretty much understand the ideas that were presented in the lessons, then you are on your way to playing and improvising the blues. 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. Practising this cell in isolation will make the lick easier to execute. A wonderful example of his jazz blues style playing is a famous recording from his 1968 album giblet gravy entitled billies bounce a. Students should, of course, study the solos of great jazz players to derive even more source material. In this course were going to focus around a postwar chicago blues style that applies to many other styles of blues and improvised music. We explore the core elements of improvisation such as. The videos show the licks in c, but you can download sheet music which has the licks in nearly all keys. Featuring john heussenstamm, johnny moeller, and bill stone. Chord charts include bebop blues changes, aka bird blues.
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. Blues licks how to play blues piano free sheet music youtube. Lesson 8 the e minor blues scales dvd 3 in this lesson. How many jazz improvisers construct a completely original solo. In this how to video, learn to play these great 12 bar blues licks with the right hand on the piano or keyboard. Jonathon wilson has been a professional composer and pianist for over twenty years. Print and download arrival at aslan s how sheet music in pdf. Learn how play over a minor blues progression by learning these 20 licks played over 2 minor chord progressions. These bent licks are based on a phrase and its variations. Pianopig is an online platform for piano lessons in hd, covering.
Sep 09, 2015 curious about blues piano artists and songs. Below you can find blues piano lessons covering the basic blues form, the jazz blues form and blues improvisation lessons. A guitar licks goldmine awaits in this incredible blues collection. Hello, i used to have an account here last year, but ill be darned if i can remember what it was i seem to remember back then somebody posted a link to a cool free pdf full of blues licks. Oscar peterson plays duke ellington piano piano artist transcriptions. Blues, blues licks, etude, exercise, jazz, pentatonic, piano, technique. Guitar lovers licksriffs is a digital book with sound in pdf format for printing purposes. The bible of blues riffs beginner to intermediate lesson youtube.
Youll learn blues riffs, tips and tricks that will really heat up your playing. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on youtube. I have been following jonathan wison s blues licks from expertvillage. Jonathon wilson collected these 30 blues licks, and by putting them on musescore you can transpose them into any key you want. With these licks as a starting point, you can experiment more productively than if you were just using trial and error, based on the blues scale and other notes. The licks presented here are classified according to genre ternary or binary licks, 128 licks, intros, turnarounds, riffs etc. It contains pentatonic and modal licks as well as famous riffs by other musicians. Even though the lick and lefthand are written out as eighth notes, they are really played with a. In this lesson i take you through 4 blues riffs that you can use in your playing. Some easy with practice blues licks for piano in f. Walkthatbass and if you want to learn jazz piano, please do check out. Guitar lovers licksriffs pdf with integrated sound and high. Print and download in pdf or midi 30 must have blues piano licks. Jan 30, 2019 learning jazz guitar licks is essential for anyone studying the genre.
In this lesson youll learn the one scale that is responsible for about 95% of all the blues licks you hear the minor pentatonic and minor blues scale. Jazz is an ever evolving language, the established patterns and licks are borrowed, adapted and mutated into new ones. Mar 01, 2016 piano blues licks vol 1 01 kamel sadi. They are optimized for printing rather than viewing on screen. Blues licks for classroom guitar consonus music institute. These licks can be used in a variety of styles of playing blues, boogie woogie, jazz, rock, country, etc. Learning jazz guitar licks is essential for anyone studying the genre. I have done this with the files i had in original format i did not have all of them. The composer of arrival at aslans how is harry gregsonwilliams, the chronicles of narnia. With its 200 licks and phrases, conceived by the most famous guitarists, this coursebook is a veritable blues cyclopedia imperative for everyone working on blues.
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. To play the blues is a fascinating undertaking because it can be both simplistic and yet intangibly tricky to master. The 12 bar blues progression and the blues scale are explained. Each riff will be played for you at a fast speed, then a slower speed and then in most cases, at an intermediate speed. This genre is a ton of fun to play, and a great way to diverge from the classical piano you might be used to playing. With its 200 licks and phrases, conceived by the most famous guitarists, this coursebook is a veritable bluescyclopedia imperative for everyone working on blues. 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. Ganapes is clear how the licks are derived, and provides backing tracks over which to. While you may know that its important to practice jazz guitar licks, finding the right lines to work on can be a daunting task.
Twobar blues licks for jazz ensemble waggoner music. Blues piano licks play blues piano with willie myette. New styles of jazz sometimes dictate new harmonic structures. The 30 musthave blues piano licks blues transcription and bass arrangements. This is a collection of thirty different blues licks ranging from beginning through advanced. The composer of arrival at aslan s how is harry gregsonwilliams, the chronicles of narnia. This one features a different movement for the picking hand. If we offer the composition for a number of different instruments, you can switch to see the available arrangement for only one instrument, or all. Blues scales blues is an irresistible tonality for a guitar player. 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.34 946 36 162 634 1405 891 1054 476 361 649 930 1455 932 1151 1237 822 629 1495 1193 1204 362 882 691 502 945 47 1411 1053 870 58 1307 253 1000 412 1156 595