Ivan Milenkovic

Saturday's Blues Lick

Ending Lick In E


                                                    PM PM PM PM PM                    
      |---3---|  |--3--|  |---3---|  |--3--|     |---3--|  |--3--|                     
      E    E  E  E  E  E  E  E    E  E  E  E     E   E  E  E  E  E  E.  Q     S        

Lick Information

This lick can be used to return to E in a blues progression, or for endings of blues songs/solos. For better tone, try using downstrokes only in the bar 1. In the bar 2, there are 4 palm muted notes. The idea is to use dynamics in such way so that first notes in a lick come out loudest, and last notes come out more quiet.

Scales and Theory

We are using I-IV-V progression in the key of E. E blues scale, dorian mode and major third note is what we will use in combination (Major third is G#, and you won't find it in those two scales). For rhythm, almost all notes are eight triplets, so if you count three notes per click, you won't get lost.

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