Funk Rhythm Guitar Techniques

The definitive guide to funky rhythm guitar playing
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  • Lectures 7
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 2/2016 English

Course Description

The definitive guide to funk guitar playing. In this 7-part series of lessons, Nick demonstrates a wealth of valuable techniques and ideas for both classic and modern funk.

Regardless of your playing style, you’re likely to find yourself performing a funky rhythm guitar part at some point in your musical future. This comprehensive module will teach you of all the common chord voicings, inversions and techniques used on popular funk records by artists ranging from James Brown to The Red Hot Chili Peppers.

You will learn groove-based vamping ideas made popular by Nile Rogers of Chic, as well as developing other crucial skills, such as leaving space and locking in with your bass player and drummer.

Nick also teaches you rhythmic strumming and muting techniques; choppy, percussive single-note lines; how to use fills in your riffs; tips for applying dynamics and even some blues-based 12-bar ideas.

If you want to take your rhythm guitar playing to the next level, this series of videos is for you.

What are the requirements?

  • Posess a basic grounding in electric guitar playing

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Perform and compose funky rhythm guitar parts
  • Apply rhythmic strumming and muting techniques
  • Understand and play the common funk chord voicings and inversions

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone who owns an electric guitar

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Let's play funk!
14:14

The definitive guide to funk guitar playing. In this 7-part series of lessons, top UK session guitarist, Nick Radcliffe demonstrates a wealth of valuable techniques and ideas for both classic and modern funk.

Regardless of your playing style, you’re likely to find yourself performing a funky rhythm guitar part at some point in your musical future. This comprehensive module will teach you of all the common chord voicings, inversions and techniques used on popular funk records by artists ranging from James Brown to The Red Hot Chili Peppers.

You will learn groove-based vamping ideas made popular by Nile Rogers of Chic, as well as developing other crucial skills, such as leaving space and locking in with your bass player and drummer.

Nick also teaches you rhythmic strumming and muting techniques; choppy, percussive single-note lines; how to use fills in your riffs; tips for applying dynamics and even some blues-based 12-bar ideas.

If you want to take your rhythm guitar playing to the next level, this series of videos is for you.

09:54

Funky Rhythm Guitar Techniques: Part 2

12:32

Funky Rhythm Guitar Techniques: Part 3

13:31
Funky Rhythm Guitar Techniques: Part 4
10:50

Funky Rhythm Guitar Techniques: Part 5

07:13

Funky Rhythm Guitar Techniques: Part 6

08:18

Funky Rhythm Guitar Techniques: Part 7

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FretHub is a fresh and comprehensive collection of online guitar lessons, offering hundreds of hours of video tuition, from two highly qualified and respected teachers with over 50 years of combined professional experience.

As session guitarists, between us, we have played alongside artists such as Queen's Brian May, Alice Cooper, Cliff Richard, Olivia Newton-John, Tony Hadley and Gabrielle. As tutors, we have taught thousands of students worldwide.

Our guitar lessons are taught in a down-to-earth manner and presented in a logical and progressive order, providing the consistency and familiarity you get from taking guitar lessons with a private tutor.

Our aim is to give you a solid foundation and equip you with the necessary tools to learn, recognise and employ the guitar techniques and tricks that are used in the making of the music you love.

From beginners through to advanced players, FretHub has everything you need to help you become the guitarist you've always wanted to be.

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