Watch the Dominant Chords online guitar lesson by Chris Buono from Focus On: Funk Guitar
Tied for first when it comes to the quintessential funk harmony is dom7 and dom9 chords - the latter being the ultimate go-to sound. This time we'll explore dom7 and dom9 chords in the key of D. Once again we'll check them out from the two most common approaches of root position chords built from sixth string and fifth string roots. In D the chord roots will be on the 5th and 10th frets respectively.
Once again starting with the basic drop 3 dom7 voicings I'll again breakdown the chords into mid-range and high-range voicings setting you up for the jams in Section 4. Once those dom7 chords are under your fingers I'll drop the legendary dom9 chord in various forms!