Tag Archives: Joe Hubbard Bass Lessson

Killer Finger Funk Grooves

killer-finger-funk-grooves

Finger funk grooves became popular in the 70’s and have continued to be a major source of inspiration for pop, rock, smooth jazz and fusion music.  The rhythmical feel suggested by the bass lines has a distinct sound where the 16 note is the main rhythmical subdivision against the pulse.  Playing finger funk grooves requires a strong punchy right hand attack where the rhythmical phrases are played with a more staccato phrasing.

Posted in Online Bass Guitar Lessons | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

The BIG 5 Brazilian Bass Grooves

 

brazilian-bass-grooves

Lincoln Goines is one of the foremost experts on Brazilian bass grooves.

Geographically, Brazilian bass grooves come from the South American country of Brazil.  Like jazz, the rhythms of Brazilian musical styles are heavily influenced by African rhythms.

Brazilian music is vast in its complexity and history.  To understand this music in an authentic manner can take years to master, so this lesson only serves an introductory launching pad and to enable you to understand the ‘essence’ of these grooves as applied to jazz and popular music.

Posted in Online Bass Guitar Lessons | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment