The Chicken / Fusion Lick

Here’s a nice line over the Bb7 chord of this great standard : The Chicken. The lick starts with the Bbm pentatonic scale and then uses the F melodic minor scale also known as the Lydian b7 or Lydian Dominant mode. it’s basicaly a Mixolydian mode with a #4 or #11. Enjoy / Steph – […]

10 Beautiful Open String Guitar Chords

We can find plenty of open string voicings on the guitar. Here’s a selection of 10 voicings that I find beautiful ! Some chords are difficult to play because of large stretches, be sure to be well warm-up ! Enjoy / Steph – Download the Tab/PDF here – 

Blues Shuffle Comping

Here’s a classic 12 bars Blues shuffle in Bb.  It’s build around an interesting and not that easy 2 bars rhythm pattern – stay relaxed ! Hope you enjoy & have fun, Steph – Download the Tab/PDF here –  

Colorful Arpeggios

Here over a Dm7 groove/vamp the idea is to superimpose arpeggios borrowed from the D melodic minor scale to add color/tension in our phrasing. So we still have the ‘strong’ notes or chord tones to underline the chord and we also add a few colorful notes like C# & E. Hope you enjoy & have […]

Joe Bonamassa Blues Rock Lick

Here’s a very interesting lick by Joe Bonamassa : both powerful and melodic this lick is build around the Em pentatonic scale and the E Dorian mode. Notice the nice sounding sequence in bar 3&4, great for your alternate picking technique ! Hope you enjoy & have fun, Steph – Download the Tab/PDF here –  

Funk Fusion Lick

Here’s a cool funk fusion lick in Fm/Dorian, using a few diatonic arpeggios & chromaticisms. Hope you enjoy & have fun, Steph – Download the Tabs/PDF here –

Country Rhythm / Riff

Here’s a typical Country guitar rhythm also known as Working Man Blues style. That’s the first part to be played over the A7 chord. More Country licks here ! Hope you enjoy & have fun, Steph – Download the Tabs/PDF here –

Mike Stern Lick

Here’s a typical Mike Stern lick over a C minor Blues. More Mike Stern & Jazz Fusion licks here ! Hope you enjoy & have fun, Steph – Download the Tabs/PDF here –

10 Useful Minor 7th Chord Voicings

Here’s a selection of 10 useful & beautiful minor 7th chord voicings. Some positions may be difficult because of large stretches, take you time!  You’ll recognize some substitutions, like the CMaj7 voicing for instance. As always I recommend you to transpose in other keys – except the first voicing, because of the open strings ! […]