The Essentials for Learning Funk
🔥 What you will learn in this course …
In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of what Funk is based on. Not only Funk music but Pop, Reggae, Electronic, and every other popular style of music uses the foundation that you will learn from this course.
The first thing to learn B4 we get to the funk is the Quarter Note.
The Quarter note is a staple in every style of music. Every note you learn after this note is a breakdown of the Quarter note.
Next is the 8th note
The 8th note is the break down of the Quarter note. You’ve heard it in popular music but may not have known what it’s called.
The 16th note
This note is in every form of popular music. Hip Hop, Rap, R&B, POP, K-POP and even Jazz. After you learn this we will get into some other useful tools.
The grand staff
So the Quarter, 8th & 16th note will be shown in it’s element on paper. You’ll be able to use staff paper to write down rhythms and show any musician in the world your idea.
Creating chords using scales
Now Chords are contrived from Scales. You’ll learn exactly how to make a chord using scales and then we can get into some F U N K !
Funk lick #1
Finally what you’ve been waiting for. Now you’ve learned the tools now let’s put them to use and learn some basic Funk.
First progression. The 1-4
We will be putting chords to use in Funk.
This progression is used in every type of popular music. Funk uses it to set a repeat of a groove.
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Our Innovator Cori is a Grammy nominated keyboard player, composer and producer. Cori has toured and performed with Lauryn Hill, Eric Benet, Beyonce, Sly Stone and other well-known artists. He also has many placements in TV/Film including Allen Iverson documentary on Netflix and showtime, “Everybody hates Chris” and many more.
- Lectures 8
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 48 mins
- Skill level Beginning
- Language English
- Students 1
- Assessments Yes
The Quarter Note
First thing you need to know about Funk or any type of music is the basic. Everything in music uses a Grid and the first thing to learn in the grid is what's called notes