Essential Funk Vocabulary

Introduction to Funk

Let’s kick off this Funk Vocabulary series by just talking about the essentials. I’d lik...

Best Gear for Funk Tone

Before we go any further I just want to point you in the right direction when it comes to the gear y...

Funk Vibrato Technique

The use of vibrato, no matter what the genre of music, is a masterful way to add expression and indi...

Funky Staccato & Muting Technique

Now I know that you already have a good handle on your muting technique because you’ve already...

Funky Ghosted Notes

Now I know that you already have a good handle on played ghosted notes because you’ve already ...

The Driving Force of Funk

Ok – here’s a relatively simple funky bass line that we can play together. Don’t w...

Putting it All Together

It’s all coming together now – the muting technique, the staccato stabs on the e’s...