Secrets of the Masters

6 Sick Funk Guitar Grooves From Leo Nocentelli of The Meters

Skill Level:

 Intermediate/Advanced

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The Meters is one of the funkiest bands of all time and guitarist Leo Nocentelli's stank, skank and chank helped propel their legendary grooves. Learn 6 of them here today.

Melvin Sparks Lesson | 4 Badass Licks from an Unsung Jazz-Funk Master

Skill Level:

 Intermediate/Advanced

Summary:

 

I had a request for a Melvin Sparks guitar lesson a couple weeks back so I found 4 stanky licks for you all. A couple of these are pretty challenging so start slow!

 

What a player, if you want to up your jazz-funk playing you need to be listening to this cat!

Johnny "Guitar" Watson | 6 Stone Cold Funky Licks

Skill Level:

 Intermediate

Summary:

 

Johnny "Guitar" Watson was one of the funkiest guitar players of all time with seriously stanky feel and phrasing .

 

Learn 6 of his classic licks in this lesson.

Robben Ford Phrasing - 4 Essential Techniques

Skill Level:

Advanced

Summary:

Learn some of Robben Ford's most signature lead guitar phrasing patterns.

 

This guitar lesson is essential if you want to master a modern approach to blues soloing.

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Skill Level:

Intermediate/Advanced

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5 great licks from the master of rhythm guitar Cornell Dupree. Cornell Dupree played on over 2500 sessions with the biggest names in music, learn some of his signature licks here.

 

These subtle but very tasteful fills are perfect for adding color to R&B and soul tunes.

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Skill Level:

Intermediate/Advanced

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In this lesson we translate 5 of Maceo Parker's amazing sax lines into 5 very funky guitar licks.

 

Macao Parker was James Brown's sax player and probably the funkiest guy on the planet!

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Skill Level:

Intermediate/Advanced

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This very cool concept uses a high pedal note played together with moving notes from the blues scale underneath. Very reminiscent of something both Danny Gatton and George Benson did. Gatton would usually do kind of the opposite, using a low pedal tone and move notes from the blues scale on top of it. This concept works wonders over blues and is a real crowd pleaser, Enjoy!

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Skill Level:

Intermediate/Advanced

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In this lesson we learn 5 super funky licks from Grant Green. Although primary known as a jazz guitarist, Mr Green also had a very funky side.

 

These 5 licks fit great over a jazz/funk feel.

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