Watch the Funk Grooves - Part 2 online guitar lesson by Jeff Scheetz from Blues Jam Survival Guide

The 9th chord is too funk what grease is to a chicken shack. It is essential. And while it may sometimes get a bit overused, when doing a funky blues you should know your way around the E9 chord. So lets look at a couple of variations to keep it interesting while at the same time making it stable in the groove.