Jimmy Bruno Licks

Jimmy Bruno began playing the guitar when he was 7. Later when he turned 19, he began his career as a professional touring with the great Buddy Rich. Some of his influences include Wes Montgomery, Johnny Smith, Jim Hall etc. I hope you enjoy these Jimmy Bruno licks!

#1 Jimmy Bruno "I'll Remember April" Lick

  • The first two measures are a pickup to where the top of the form begins on the Gmaj7 chord.
  • Be sure to sweep pick the first two arpeggio shapes which are B minor and G major arpeggios.
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Jimmy Bruno Lick

#2 C Dorian Lick

  • This lick is in C minor and uses the C Dorian mode.
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Jimmy Bruno Lick

#3 Jimmy Bruno Lick

  • This lick starts in C major and ends in C minor.
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Jimmy Bruno Lick