G Major Pentatonic Licks

This free video lesson by Billy Wilkie covers three jazz guitar licks out of the G Major Pentatonic scale. We'll first take a look at the G Major Pentatonic Scale itself and then cover each of the licks. In the video we will use the audio backing track "Things in G" which is track 2 from the Let's Jam! Jazz & Blues CD.


Watch the lesson: Quicktime or Youtube



Let's start by taking a look at the Major Pentatonic Scale

g major pentatonic scale

Now let's learn how to play Lick 1.

Here's Lick 2.

Our third lick features a triplet and a couple more slides.

Now let's play these licks over Things in G, which is the 2nd track on the Let's Jam! Jazz & Blues CD. We hope you've enjoyed the lesson and learned some licks that you can use.

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Classic Jazz Licks by Billy Wilkie is a Quicktime video lesson covering a variety of jazz guitar licks in the styles of Joe Pass and George Benson. The licks featured in this lesson will look at soloing using chord shapes, pentatonic scales, "passing tones", and arpeggios. The video also covers the music theory behind these licks and when to play them so you wcan create your own solos. Also included is the jam track, Things in G, from the Let's Jam! Jazz and Blues CD, so you can practice all the new licks that you've learned. $4.99

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