Funk Rhythm Guitar Techniques
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Funk Rhythm Guitar Techniques

The definitive guide to funky rhythm guitar playing
4.8 (6 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
97 students enrolled
Last updated 2/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Perform and compose funky rhythm guitar parts
  • Apply rhythmic strumming and muting techniques
  • Understand and play the common funk chord voicings and inversions
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Requirements
  • Posess a basic grounding in electric guitar playing
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.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who owns an electric guitar
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Curriculum For This Course
7 Lectures
01:16:32
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Let's play funk!
7 Lectures 01:16:32

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.

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Funky Rhythm Guitar Techniques: Part 2

Funk Rhythm Guitar Part 2
09:54

Funky Rhythm Guitar Techniques: Part 3

Funk Rhythm Guitar Part 3
12:32

Funky Rhythm Guitar Techniques: Part 4
Funk Rhythm Guitar Part 4
13:31

Funky Rhythm Guitar Techniques: Part 5

Funk Rhythm Guitar Part 5
10:50

Funky Rhythm Guitar Techniques: Part 6

Funk Rhythm Guitar Part 6
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Funky Rhythm Guitar Techniques: Part 7

Funk Rhythm Guitar Part 7
08:18
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