Make it funky!
From beginner funk grooves to more advanced tricks and techiques, let Rhythm help you become a true Funky Drummer!
So you want to play funk? Here we present tuition exercises inspired by the playing of some of the greats of funk drumming that will hopefully help you to hone your funky drumming and deepen your pocket. From Parliament to Prince, from the Meters to Motown, these are the inspirational and influential players who have come to personify the idea of the ‘Funky Drummer’.
Any wannabe student of funk drumming has to tip their hat to these players – their tight pocket playing and incredible, innovative grooves have defined the funk genre. Over the following pages, we run-down our pick of the players who have shaped the genre through their drumming, and you can learn how to play like some of these legends with our round-up of artist-inspired funk tuition. So, who wants to get funked up?