Funk Lead

A Quick and Simple but Very Funky Phrasing Tip

Skill Level:

Intermediate

Summary:

 

In this bite size lesson learn a very easy phrasing trick that is commonly used by horn players.

 

This simple but funky little idea can really help notes stand out in your solo.

Skill Level:

Intermediate/Advanced

Summary:

Learn 4 funky double stop organ licks arranged for guitar.

 

Lick 1 0:36

Lick 2 1:53

Lick 3 4:07

Lick 4 5:33

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Skill Level:

Intermediate

Summary:

Take your funk lead playing to the next level with this simple method of inserting chromaticism into your lines.

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Skill Level:

Intermediate

Summary:

In this tutorial we are looking at some techniques to give you a nice funky feel with fingerstyle lead playing. This is Part 1 in a 2 part series.

 

The 3 main techniques in this video are muted notes, a right hand slap and staccato notes. The 3 of these when used together can really enhance your feel.

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Skill Level:

Intermediate/Advanced

Summary:

In this tutorial we are looking at some techniques to give you a nice funky feel with fingerstyle lead playing.

 

Part 2 picks up from where we left off on Part 1 and adds a couple more cool techniques like muted sextuplets and organ inspired double stop licks. And there are a few licks to get you playing this stuff as soon as possible.

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Funk Lead Guitar Mastery | 7 Essential Picking Exercises

Skill Level:

 Intermediate

Summary:

Maintaining alternate picking cleanly at higher tempos can be very tricky, especially if you are not picking every note...using slides, slurring and bending etc. Most players struggle with this, and yet it is one of the most important aspects of having feel and playing in the pocket. In this lesson I show you 7 great exercises to help you overcome this obstacle by keeping both hands in sync