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A short musical phrase (sometimes called the major blues scale) used in jazz, country and free improvisation. It is constructed using the following degrees of the scale:
1 2 b3 3 5 6 8
and is swung holding the first note for a full beat.
I'm going to play so many power licks in tonight's gig; it's gonna make me feel really good!

Power Lick (Music) can be used in any musical setting.
by Jazkon January 17, 2011