Barry Harris Jazz Piano Lick Lesson

Here’s a video lesson on how to play a Barry Harris Lick.  He played this lick over the standard “Green Dolphin Street”  Barry is one of the best bebop piano players in the world.  He was a true disciple of Bud Powell and Charlie Parker.

There’s several cool things about this lick but make sure you specifically check out how Barry uses an approach pattern to target the 3rd of the V chord.

Enjoy this video!

If you loved this lick then you should also check out some licks from these other great jazz musicians.  Here’s a Wynton Kelly lick, a Red Garland lick, and a Joe Pass lick.


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 Thanks for checking out this lick!

Steve Nixon