Guitar Lessons

Funk Lessons

Covers characteristic funk techniques such as scratch/skank - as well as style studies.


  • Modern Fusion Guitar Licks III

    by Guido Bungenstock

    5 cool fusion phrases to improve your soloing!

    Tags: Chromatics, D Minor, D Minor Pentatonic, E Altered scale, A Altered scale
  • Jam School - Hot Fusion

    by Kristofer Dahl

    I invite you to travel deep into my head, and explore what goes on in my mind when improvising.

    Tags: Enhanced blues, 6ths, chromatics, adjacent positioning, chordal lead, melodic extensions, harmonic complexity, functional placeholders, outside legato, climactic tension, note selection, major 6th, dorian, suggestive targeting, non-dissonant tension, motif development, rhythmic displacement, intervallic alteration, expressive restraint, C# minor
  • Contemporary Funk Fusion

    by Diego Budicin

    Fresh funk fusion lines and rhythms - improve your strumming and timing control!

    Tags: Strumming, alternate picking, funk, fusion, skank, chord solo, single note, Vulfpeck, Greg Howe, Guthrie Govan, Nile Rodgers, C# minor, G# Mixolydian b6 minor, Groove, Timing control, Phrasing
  • 70's Funk Guitar Patterns

    by Guido Bungenstock

    6 great Funk Guitar Patterns of the 70s

    Tags: Steve Lukather, Neal Schon, Jeff Beck, Guthrie Govan, Joe Bonnamassa, Steve Stevens, Repeating Licks, C minor, C dorian, C minor pentatonic, Mark Lettieri, Rhythm patterns, Groove, Minor chords, Extended chords
  • Skank Funk

    by Kristofer Dahl

    Use the skank strumming technique to build funky lines!

    Tags: skank, funk, strumming, muting, scratching, vintage, SRV, Hendrix, Rhythm, Stevie Ray Vaughan, blues, scratch, whip harmonics, C minor Pentatonic
  • Hendrix Style Funk

    by Diego Budicin

    Learn to control your rhythm over a funky track, while keeping your strumming aggressive like Hendrix!

    Tags: Strumming, Inversions, Chords, Alternate Picking, Triads, Funk, Funk Rhythm, Groove, John Frusciante, Nuno Bettencourt, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jane's Addiction, Dominant chords, Blues Scale, Jimi Hendrix, E Blues
  • Larry Carlton Style

    by Guido Bungenstock

    Larry Carlton's bluesy style

    Tags: steve Lukather, Neal Schon, Jeff Beck, Guthrie Govan, Joe Bonnamassa, Steve Stevens, Repeating Licks, B minor, rhythm, B Pentatonic minor, F# Altered Dominant, G Lydian, B Phrygian major, C# minor, C Half Whole, funky, funk
  • Funk Fusion Phrasing

    by Diego Budicin

    A selection of licks built around altered scales and various others, inside of a Blues/Fusion progression.

    Tags: Modal Phrasing, Dimished Scale, Alternate Picking, Sweep Picking, Hybrid Picking, Scott Henderson, Guthrie Govan, Greg Howe, C blues, C mixolydian, C pentatonic minor, C# lydian b7, C# superlocrian
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Golden Oldies

Click to see more old Funk lessons (32 in total).