How To Create A Complete Blues Solo From One Simple Lick
This solo gives you an example of how a simple lick or motif can be used as the basis for an entire 12 bar chorus of the blues. If you ever feel like your solos are just a string of unconnected licks then this approach is a really good way of adding a bit of a ‘storyline’ to your soloing. The music is written out below. PDF is here if you’d like.
And here’s a little backing track I made to help you to practice the solo in context and also to develop similar ideas of your own.