Blue Note

Jake Willson

Tuesday 5th Sep, 2023

While we all may know the pentatonic scale and by extension the blues scale, we might not fully understand how to extract the most benefit from the "blue note" in our phrases and licks! Join Jake Willson in a crash course with all you need to better understand the blue note.

Tuesday 5th Sep, 2023

Lesson 01

Sit down with Jake Willson and learn about how you can use the blue note to its best strengths and ...

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Tuesday 5th Sep, 2023

Exercise 01

We may have learned the blues scale, but in order to use this idea to the max, we have to have all ...

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Tuesday 5th Sep, 2023

Exercise 02

This is similar to Ex 1, but we’re upping the tempo and descending through the ‘b5 zone’ as ...

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Tuesday 5th Sep, 2023

Exercise 03

This exercise looks at some different ways we can move through the b5 zone but using the most ...

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Tuesday 5th Sep, 2023

Lick 01

This lick just moves between different parts of the neck and uses different ways of accessing that ...

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Tuesday 5th Sep, 2023

Lick 02

This is a really fun lick. It uses the blue note is the best way possible - enjoy!

Tuesday 5th Sep, 2023

Lick 03

Another bluesy lick, but this time swung. Note how the accent on the blue note makes it really ...

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Tuesday 5th Sep, 2023

Lick 04

In lick 04, we'll use the same concepts as lick 03 but phrase it in a slightly new way. Enjoy!

Tuesday 5th Sep, 2023

Solo Overview

Here's a quick pep talk before we jump into the full solo! Good luck!

Tuesday 5th Sep, 2023

Solo

Finally we reach the solo! I improvised the entire take so I made sure to really emphasise the blue ...

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