What is Funk
Simon Bartholomew Lesson time: (4min 39sec)
The stylistic and rhythmic elements that define funk music
About the instructor
Simon Bartholomew plays guitar in British funk/pop/soul group The Brand New Heavies. Along with band mate Andrew Levy, they write, produce, mix and oversee the runnings of a fully working, touring and recording band.
The pair met at high school and after hearing funk at The Cat In The Hat club, they began jamming. Once the DJs at the club played one of their cuts "Catch That Beat" from a cassette, the band began its illustrious... read more