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Rhythm Guitar: Beginner's Guide to Funky Motown Rhythms Search Andrew for FREE lesson Handouts. This Video: August 05, 2011 | Search Videos by Title/Date. GO TO: Andrew Wasson of Creative Guitar Studio answers a viewers question... Q: I really enjoy that funky, jazzy, Motown rhythm guitar style but my ability with it is simply terrible. I was wondering if you could give me some tips on two levels... One, is how to play some really simple double-stop shapes that can help me to develop my rhythmic feel. And second, help me with some of the popular chords that make up a large part of this particular style. Thanks for your guitar lessons -- they're the best on the net! Liam -- Rochester, NY. A: The funky jazzy Motown style of guitar playing is an excellent platform for the practice of rhythm guitar. And, as you've likely noticed with the grooves, that I'm sure you've heard in many songs by artists like; The Commodores, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, the Funk Brothers and many, many others. This style does contain - full chords, as well as partial chords, double-stop lines and even single-note melody. In this video lesson I've created a progression that we'll use as a back-drop for learning three rhythmic grooves. A single-note melody line, a double-stop riff, and a set of larger chords to develop as well. The complete lesson article for this video will be available on the Creative Guitar Studio website shortly. Follow me on Twitter for lesson posting announcements: ____________________________________ The NEW Zazzle Products page: ____________________________________ Andrew's Official Q & A Guitar Blog Website: (the weekly Podcast is posted here) Andrew's "Video GuitarBlog" YouTube Channel: The Creative Guitar Studio Website: Follow Andrew on Blogspot: Follow on Twitter for new lesson announcements: MySpace: Facebook: _____________________________________
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