In this how to play funk bass lesson, Bootsy (a famous funk bass player) shares a simple but effective way to play some funk bass lines and grooves.
This video is nice and short and gives you what he calls his “funk formula”. You simply play the root note on the one beat and then play in the gap before the start of the next bar. Check out the video and I’m sure you can pick it up really quickly.
I hope you enjoyed this video and now you know how to play funk the easy way. Playing these kind of of bass licks and grooves sure can be a lot of fun. So why not give it a go?