Watch the The Funk Stops Here online guitar lesson by Chris Buono from 40 Day Rhythm SWAT Camp

If it weren't for sixteenth-notes, there would be no Tower of Power. These two examples show how to incorporate moving patterns into slamming grooves. Ex. 1 is a four-bar pattern you can repeat over and over. Featuring three fingerings, Ex. 2 is pure funk that should really open up your rhythm chops.