5 Boxes Essential Licks

The perfect compliment to 5 Essential Blues Boxes. This is a monster collection of licks across all 5 boxes - most of them are influence by SRV.

About This Course

This is a huge collection of blues and bluesy licks matched with my 5 Essential Blues Boxes. The licks are heavily influenced by Stevie Ray Vaughan’s playing. Taught in note-by-note format at a speed you can follow.

This series is a must-have for people wanting to add more licks to their arsenal. You’ll learn licks from a wide variety of song styles, expanding your vocabulary, and adding depth to your playing.

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5 Boxes Essential Licks

Downloadable videos and materials for 5 Boxes Essential Licks.

$55.00
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Course Tour

You should know what's taught in this course before buying. So here's a tour through the course, with a description of each lesson.

  • Lesson 1
    Box 1: Building Blocks
    What You'll Learn

    Many of SRVís fastest licks can be deconstructed into tiny repeating ëbuilding blocksí. In this lesson Iíll teach you what those building blocks are and how they combine to form longer licks.

    Included
    • Lesson Video
    • Tablature
  • Lesson 2
    Box 1: Essential Licks
    What You'll Learn

    Over 30 licks from Box 1, influenced by several SRV song styles. Thereís a lot of licks that mix major and minor, some ballad style licks, some straight ahead blues licks and some turnarounds.

    Included
    • Lesson Video
    • Tablature
  • Lesson 3
    Box 2: Essential Licks
    What You'll Learn

    In this lesson youíll learn 19 Licks that cover the majority of what Albert King and Stevie Ray Vaughan did in Box 2. I teach you the licks and I teach you where they mapped to the cord progression

    Included
    • Lesson Video
    • Tablature
  • Lesson 4
    Box 3: Essential Licks
    What You'll Learn

    In this lesson you will learn over 30 different licks, most of them involve mixing major and minor. There is a mix of ballad style licks and a lot of BB King influence in this lesson. For most players, this will be one of the more important lessons.

    Included
    • Lesson Video
    • Tablature
  • Lesson 5
    Box 4: Essential Licks
    What You'll Learn

    I don't use Box 4 very much at all but in this lesson I show you a few things that you can do and I also cover how you can play Box 2 licks in Box 4 to get a slightly different tone.

    Included
    • Lesson Video
    • Tablature
  • Lesson 6
    Box 5: Essential Licks
    What You'll Learn

    In this lesson youíll learn 29 licks in Box 5. This is another lesson where there is a large focus on mixing major and minor and I focus on licks from songs like Life Without You and While We Cry.

    Included
    • Lesson Video
    • Tablature
  • Lesson 7
    Essential Crossover Licks
    What You'll Learn

    In this lesson you'll learn licks that allow you to transition from one box to another. Some of the licks take you between two boxes and others cross through three boxes.

    Included
    • Lesson Video
    • Tablature
  • Slow Blues Trainer
    What You'll Learn

    To help you understand how to apply the licks taught in this course, I combined a bunch of them in to this 60 bar slow blues solo. Every lick in this solo was taught in this course, and the accompanying tablature shows you which lesson each lick comes from.

    Included
    • Lesson Video
    • Tablature
    • Backing Track

Course Features

We put a lot of work into making these courses easy to follow, but most importantly effective. Here's a list of features this course offers.

  • Chapter Markers

    Long videos are hard to navigate, so we put chapter markers throughout, making it easier for you to skip to the section of the video you were last watching.

    Our DVDs also have these chapter markers, you can skip around a lesson video using the Next and Previous controls.

  • Instant Downloads

    As soon as you buy this course, you'll be able to download a zip file containing the entire course. The files are not encrypted, locked, or protected in any way. You own them forever.

    • The videos will play in Quicktime Player or iTunes.
    • Tablature is provided in GuitarPro and PDF formats.
    • Backing Tracks are in MP3 format.
  • iPads / Tablets

    Because we use standard video and audio formats, you can download our courses onto iPads, or other tablets. You just need an app (like Goodreader) that can download and unzip files.