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Jonny May

The most comprehensive Funk improv course! Learn the Funk progression, how to build sweet 4, 5, & 6-note lines, funky riffs, and funk left hand bass accompaniments.

Course Objectives
  • Learn the left hand 7th chords and 4 grooves
  • Discover funky melodies with 3-note, 4-note, 5-note & 6-note concepts
  • Learn how to play in multiple octaves
  • Learn Jonny's top 6 riffs
Learning Focus
  • Groove
  • Improvisation
  • Riffs
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Challenging rhythms with cool funk sounds!
This course eases you into funk improvisation with only two chords, lots of riffs using anywhere from 3 -6 notes (which can be mixed and matched for a great solo), playing in multiple octaves, and discovering you have learned the blues scale without knowing it ahead of time. A great way to impress your family and friends. No need to wait till you have mastered easier courses, and will greatly assist you in feeling rhythms and syncopation without constantly counting. Also, frees you to create your own rhythms and riffs. A definite confidence builder!

Course Lessons

Funk Improvisation – Lesson 1

The Chord Progression, 4 Left Hand Grooves

Funk Improvisation – Lesson 2

Slides, 3-Note Melodies, 4-Note Melodies

Funk Improvisation – Lesson 3

5-Note Melodies, 6-Note Melodies

Funk Improvisation – Lesson 4

Multiple Octaves, 6 Super Funky Riffs

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