Watch the Busy Body online guitar lesson by Adam Levy from 30 Songwriter Sideman Licks You MUST Know

Sometimes the job of a side-person is to add energy to the overall groove. If someone is already holding down the basic chords with a steady pulse, a rhythmic second part like this one can keep things moving. Utilizing 2 and 3-part voicings — in the middle or upper-middle register — can keep the harmony from becoming cluttered.

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