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The Basics

The Eight Essential Right Hand Licks - Beginner

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There are 8 essential licks (short melodic phrases) to learn in the mastery of the Boogie Woogie Piano style. By learning these 8 licks and their variations a student can then recognize and learn by ear the majority of right hand licks that they will encounter on boogie woogie and blues recordings.

"The Lick"

Lick #6

Lick #8

Lick #7

Lick #1

Lick #2

Lick #3

Lick #4

Lick #5

These pages are in the process of being cleaned up for beginners... for now just do Part I of each Lick.

How To Play Boogie Woogie Piano Textbook

The curriculum references page numbers in our text book. Purchase is recommended but not necessary to complete the course.

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Course Time:     1-3 weeks per lick


15-20 min / day

Skill Level:          Beginner

Prerequisites:     The Basics


Got the book? Click here.


Arthur Migliazza

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