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Cool closed position blues lick
Transposable blues lick that keep the same fingering
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I learned this cool closed position blues lick tonight. Closed position means that you can move the lick around and the fingering stays the same. It's tough at first moving things around and getting them int he right keys (as you can see me struggle with int he video). But with practice I'm sure it'll get easier and second nature. The cool thing about closed licks is that it makes improvising in different keys a lot easier. Let me know if anyone tries it.

 

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Thanks for the lick. :-)

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I'll be trying it. I like how you showed it in different keys. >> SWEET!!!

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That was righteous sick man!! Loved it !!  Thank you.

Not  sure I could do it yet...but man.. that was nice... I'd like to see what song  you use it with when you feel the inclination.

woot.. good stuff!

Toni

 

@cdennyb I could see you doing this.

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@fiddlinsteudel very cool!  I really don't understand the purpose of licks.  When exactly are licks used?

 

 

 

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Thanks everyone glad folks like it.

 

@Schaick Licks are used in improvising. So music like Jazz, blues, bluesgrass, etc. Improvising is making your own melody up over a song and it's chord changes.

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@fiddlinsteudel - ok Thanks!

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Thanks everyone glad folks like it.   @Schaick Licks are used in improvising. So music like Jazz, blues, bluesgrass, etc. Improvising is making your own melody up over a song and it's chord changes. > What fiddlinsteudel said!!!!

 

 

Yeah > letting your spirit come out on the instrument. > SWEET!!!!!!!!!!

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WoW! Nice! I should try it!drooling

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@fiddlinsteudel Can you give me a hint what the notes are?

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