Watch the Section 1: Funk Patterns online guitar lesson by Brad Carlton from Rhythmology

Rhythm Track Overview
Chords: E9
Street Key : E: I9
Theoretical Key : A: V9
Mode:: EMix
Parent Scale: AMaj
Pentatonic Options: EMaj Pent, DMaj Pent, F#Min Pent, EMin Pent, E Blues, E B.C.

Option #2
Modes: ELydb7
Parent Scales: BMel Min

Option #3
Mode: EDor
Parent Scale: DMaj
Pentatonic Options: EMin Pent, DMaj Pent, F#Min Pent

Option #4 - E7#9, E Half-Whole Dim