Swing Ending Lick // Jazz Mandolin Lesson

Here is a swing lick that works well for ending a jazz tune like the pros!

We play the phrase in the key of A, Bb and C major. Then we demonstrate it for the songs Blues For Ike and All Of Me. It’s a must-know line for improvisers, spicing up a simple major scale with some blues sound.  

In Mandolin Secrets Academy you’ll find:

  • Sheet music/tabs
  • Backing and play-a-long tracks (MP3)
  • How-to-play-instructions

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Mandolin Lesson - Jazz Blues Melody in D - Jethro’s Jungle

In this video, I’m showing you how to play a single note melody of the jazz-blues, Jethro’s Jungle. This is a original of me, Magnus Zetterlund, in the key of D-major, and we are using some typical jazz and swing mandolin phrases.

In Mandolin Secrets Academy you’ll find:

  • Sheet music/tabs
  • Play-a-long track
  • How-to-play-instructions

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Jazz Blues Chords - Swing Mandolin Lesson

In this video, I’m showing you how to play the jazz-blues in the key of D-major. We are using three-string chord shapes that work very well for this style of playing rhythm.

You will play the Freddie Green four-to-the-bar style and the Charleston rhythm. 

In Mandolin Secrets Academy you’ll find:

  • Sheet music/tabs
  • Play-a-long track
  • How-to-play-instructions

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Jazz Blues with Double Stops - Jethro’s Jungle - Mandolin Lesson

In this video, I’m showing you how to play the jazz-blues Jethro’s Jungle in the key of D-major. This is a original of me, Magnus Zetterlund, and we are using some double stops and typical jazz and swing mandolin phrases.

In Mandolin Secrets Academy you’ll find:

  • Sheet music/tabs
  • Play-a-long track
  • How-to-play-instructions

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To get a comprehensive understanding of the jazz blues form, check out my Fretboard Success program, following the link below.
http://www.mandolinsecrets.com/fretboardsuccess

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Jazz Blues Mandolin Lesson - Dominant Bebop Scale

blues jazz mandolin lesson Jul 05, 2019

In this video lesson I’m showing you how to improve your improvisation and soloing with the use of the Dominant Bebob Scale for your 12 bar blues in A. The chords are A7, D7, E7. The scale is derived from the Mixolydian mode and has a chromatic passing tone between the 7th and the root.

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