Watch the 5-4-1 Shuffle #1 online guitar lesson by Andrew Ford from Bass Groove Survival Guide

Here is just the straight shuffle but it has plenty to focus on in locking into the groove, sometimes the notes are written as dotted eighth's tied to a sixteenth note, as you see here, or other times as triplets. Its almost always more important to capture what the composer meant or what the style calls for versus following exactly what is written. But don't use this as an excuse to not learn how to read, its still a very important skill.

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