How to Do E.Johnson Style Pentatonic Guitar Lick With Comping

Hey guys, Here´s some cool chord voicing and comping for jazz blues! Hope you like it… And please don´t forget to check out the lastest DVD from Jon! FAST TRACK GUITAR SYSTEM
Hey, how’s it going guys. My name is John McClennan and I’m bringing you this video with guitarcontrol.com. Here’s an Eric Johnson style lick. One of the things I notice right away about Eric Johnson is his use of range on the instrument and also a lot of pentatonicism, lines and licks based out of the pentatonic scale. Here’s the lick. We’re coming off of a C minor chord and you’re just going to start descending down in pentatonic, like this. So this is A, 11, 10, 11, 10. A great little motive there. Then it’s just down the pentatonic. Then, get bluesy. So that’s… Again, changing positions; 7, 8, 6, 8, 5, 8, 5; jumping up. Here it is slowly. Ending right on the root, C minor; the note is C from your C minor chord. So one more time. Really try and make those 8th notes even. One-and, two-and, three-and, four-and; one-and, two-and, three-and, four-and… And up to speed. So it’s a tough like, but practice that one and don’t forget to click the link below which will give you the tab. This is Eric Johnson licks. Thanks for watching.

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