At first glance, funk rhythm guitar might not seem technically challenging - but nailing the feel of funk isn’t easy! Guys like James Brown guitarist Jimmy Nolen had that feel down - and in this short electric guitar lesson Elixir Strings artist Greg Karas goes through the basics of playing on top or behind the beat.
Working with a metronome, Greg demonstrates the huge difference that small changes in timing can make to the groove of your funk rhythm guitar parts. Consistency is key, so get that click ticking and get ready to lock in!
Greg, a Grammy nominated guitarist, describes Elixir OPTIWEB Coated electric strings as “..a total game changer..” and uses 10-46 gauge for their tonal consistency and long-lasting tone.