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70s Funk Blast - Tuesday - Week 2
Brothers Johnson style|
George (guitar) and Louis (bass) Johnson often mixed playing counter rhythms and unison lines to create some of the funkiest dance grooves in the '70s.
Today's lick is based on the E Minor Blues scale pattern (E, G, A, Bb, B, D). The lick starts on the 5th fret/5th string (A) and ascends up the 6th and 7th frets. The open 6th string (E) is used as the key center for the lick and is played rhythmically throughout the lick. Try playing to the unison bass line on looping jam track.
|Learn this lick and practice with this jam track ||Skill Level: |