Classic Funk and R&B Licks, with Louis Johnson and Tetsugi Ogawa
Learn the great funk, R&B and pop rhythm parts that will add just the right groove to make a good guitarist better, and to make a band really cook!
On this 80-minute session, groovemaster Alex Weir teaches a variety of fascinating ideas and invaluable advice on pick speed, rhythmic development, tonal variations, damping, hand and wrist positions, timing and lots more. Best of all, you'll learn Alex Weir's unique rhythm parts, single-string lines and funk riffs that enhanced hit songs by Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club, Jerry Harrison and The Brothers Johnson.
This lesson is rounded out with invaluable exercises that will help you get your rhythm chops in top form. Songs demonstrated include: Burning Down the House; I Zimbra; Genius of Love; Get the Funk Outta My Face; Big Business; Thunder Thumbs and Lightning Licks; Rev It Up.
As a special treat, Louis Johnson, one of the all-time great bass players (Brothers Johnson, Quincy Jones, Michael Jackson) and guitarist Tetsugi Ogawa, join Alex for some hot and funky jams.