Kelyn Crapp

Groove Learning Pathway

Funk up your rhythm and lock into the groove.

WHo it's for


This course will help you tighten up your existing rhythm skills through the lens of funk, soul, and R&B guitar.


3 months

Kelyn and co. will guide you through six grades of instruction with daily practice plans and assessments.


Rock-solid rhythm

This course will turn you into a lean, mean rhythm machine who can sit comfortably in the pocket of a groove.

Keep going

Take the next step

Once you've built your soloing foundation, take your skills to the next level with genre-specific pathways.

What you'll learn

In this pathway, you'll take a deep dive into the world of rhythm and groove as it relates to funk, soul and R&B.

  • Become a well-rounded rhythm guitarist.
  • Play like Prince, RHCP, The Meters, and many more.
  • Learn how to play tastefully in the pocket of a groove.
  • Explore funk, soul & R&B techniques through the ages.
How it works

Your guided learning pathway

In this six-week program, Kelyn Crapp, Sam Blakelock, and Karl Kerfoot will break down essential rhythm guitar concepts as you grow from an intermediate guitarist to a master of rhythm guitar. With guided jams, daily practice exercises, and straightforward lessons, you'll know exactly what to work on at every step of the way.

The 4 Pillars of Funk

Welcome to the genre of joy.

To kick off the Learning Pathway, you'll dive deep into the 4 pillars of funk as they relate to rhythm guitar:

  • Feeling the 1
  • Less is more
  • Dynamics
  • Pocket

Funk Pioneers

With your 4 funk pillars locked in, we'll move on to an exploration of the earliest funk guitarists and study their genre-defining techniques.

By the end of this grade, you'll be able to groove on straight funk grooves, build your own funk part, and navigate swung funk.

Modern Funkateers

After paying tribute to the origins of funk, we move into the modern era.

Here, you'll explore funk as it relates to the late 70s and beyond.

We'll start with classic techniques like bubble picking and move all the way up to jazz-funk (think Roy Hargrove).

Grade 4. Old School R&B and Soul

With funk mastered, we'll move onto the sweet sounds of R&B and soul guitar. First stop: Motown.

Grade 5. Modern R&B and Neo Soul

Here, we'll explore the buttery-smooth sounds of neo soul with essential chord progressions and embellishments to help you capture one of the most popular modern guitar sounds.

Grade 6. Groove à la Carte

Cap off the pathway with a smorgasbord of fun lessons that didn't quite fit into previous grades. You'll learn Chili Peppers funk, fingerstyle grooves, Brazilian rhythms, and so much more.


Stay focused with this step-by-step learning program designed by our expert team of music educators.

6-Week Plan

Grade 1. The 4 Pillars of Funk

Begin your groove journey by mastering the simplicity of funk guitar.

We're with you every step of the way in this Learning Pathway. In every lesson, Kelyn will break down a new concept and run through mini drills with you so you can lock it into your muscle memory. To cap off each day's work, you'll put what you learned in a musical context with a guided jam session.

Day 1. Feel the 1

Just like a planet orbiting the sun, the groove always comes back to the 1. You'll work on feeling a quarter note rotation to strengthen your sense of time and access deeper layers of a groove through eight and sixteenth notes.

Day 2. Less is more (rhythm)

Sometimes the gateway to grooving is not through clobbering every rhythm, but laying out and creating space for other instruments to bloom. Here, you'll explore how keeping it simple can actually be profound.

Day 3. Less is more (chords)

Day 3 takes you deeper into less-is-more headspace with some voicing-specific approaches. Day 2 saw us pairing down the rhythms we’re playing, and now we’ll thin out voicings to create even more harmonic space.

Day 4. Dynamics (fretting hand)

Your fretting hand is capable of great nuance that helps get more tone from your touch. Muting strings you don’t want to be heard and controlling the length of chords gives you control over your sound and the space you utilize. You'll work on this with some Prince-inspired exercises.

Day 5. Dynamics (picking hand)

You’ve gotten control of your fretting hand. Now, you'll explore the picking power of picking-hand dynamics via palm muting and volume control.

Day 6. Pocket

The term pocket is loosely interchanged with words like groove or rhythm. When a band is "locked in" to the same rhythmic dance without overplaying, they're "in the pocket". Kelyn will teach you how to enter this magical space via a series of groove-based exercises.

Performance pieces

Cap off your hard work by learning real songs that put everything you worked on into a musical context.

Here, you'll have the opportunity to jam with a live-recorded band of pro musicians.

Plus, you can submit your performance to the Pickup Music team for personalized video feedback – who said online learning wasn't interactive?!

Final quiz

Finish the grade with a quiz to make sure you've adequately absorbed the core concepts involved.

Grade 2. Funk Pioneers

Pay tribute to the origins of funk by learning from the genre's earliest pioneers.

Day 1. Must-know dominant moves

Ready to make your chords dance? You’ll spend some time with the C9 chord today. Kelyn will show you how to turn one static chord vamp into a moving and grooving entity.

Day 2. Slept-on dominant moves

Tackle some lesser-known techniques to highlight the dominant sound. Today’s variations on the C9 chord come from the blues. You’ll utilize both the major and minor 3rd of C and add in the sound of 6ths.

Day 3. The 16th flow

As the guitarist, you’re part of the groove section and your rhythm playing needs to be locked in. Today, you'll work on a steady stream of 16th notes while maintaining dynamic control of your sound.

Day 4. Melodicising in A minor

Think a 1 chord groove can’t sound melodic? Think again! You'll use one chord voicing and notes on the top three strings to add melodies to the groove. You’ll learn how to embellish the A minor chord all while sticking to one position on the guitar neck.

Day 5. Funk from scratch (how to build a part)

Imagine you’re at a funk jam session and the drummer has already started playing. Other instruments start chiming in and all eyes are on you. What are you going to do? Today’s exercises will show you how to assemble an original guitar part on the spot.

Day 6. Cissy Strut-ish

Today, you’ll learn two guitar parts that could easily take you through a whole song. You’ll practice combining melodic riffs with chords and intervals.

Day 7. Swung funk

Today’s lesson will give you the tools to manipulate the rhythm of a groove. This will come in handy when you want to match the feel of other musicians or when you want your groove to embody a certain mood.


Put your skills to the test with three tasteful songs. As always, you'll have the live-recorded Pickup Music band backing you up while you let it rip.

Get feedback

Get personalized video feedback on your playing from the Pickup team.

Final quiz

Make sure you're ready for Grade 3.

Grade 3. Modern Funkateers

Ready to bring funk into the modern ages and spice up your funk foundation?

Day 1. Bubble picking

Today, you'll learn how to use bubble picking: a textural technique used to accent a repeated rhythmic pattern. The rhythmic picking pattern is more of a feeling that a melodic effect. Depending on the mood that you’re trying to set, bubble picking can be both picked while palm muted or open-string picked.

Day 2. The funky 4-3

Here, you'll tackle the funky 4-3 technique. It's a real ceiling raiser and useful for guitarists across all genres of music. By briefly suspending the chord tones and resolving them, this chordal technique paints each chord in the progression with a rapid fire tension-and-release sound.

Day 3. The funky octave thing

Octaves are a simple melodic device that guitarists can use to add an extra intensity and density by doubling an original idea an octave above or below. Today, you'll work on some octave exercises inspired by Kool and the Gang.

Day 4. The suspended sound

In Day 2, you’ll have learned the 4-3 suspended chords that were used to create a funky rhythm guitar part. Today, you'll tackle slash chords, which are closely related to suspended chords as both are used to create an unresolved but dreamy sound quality.

Day 5. Muted 3rds and 4ths

Similar to bubble picking, intervals can be used to create rhythmic and textural interest when comping along with a band. Think of muted 3rds and 4ths as two bubble-picking melodies stacked together. Using the classic jazz-funk track Chameleon by Herbie Hancock, you’ll learn how to build slick comping riffs.

Day 6. Jazzy modern funk

Roy Hargrove and Herbie Hancock are two pioneering musicians who merged jazz concepts with funk music sensibilities. Jazz-funk is a marriage between the one-chord vamps, rhythmic feel, and song structure of funk music with the harmonic sophistication, improvisation, and arrangement style of jazz music.
Today, you’ll introduce some jazz concepts into the funk style.

Day 7. Putting it all together

In this final lesson, you’ll combine everything that you’ve learned and put it to work. Groove is a feeling and philosophy, the only way to find out is to start livin’ by the four pillars of groove.


Demonstrate what you've learned in a musical context by learning original songs.

Get feedback

Get personalized video feedback on your playing from the Pickup team.

Final quiz

Make sure you're ready for Grade 4.

Grades 4-6.

Turn your sights to soul and R&B guitar

Grade 4. Old-School R&B and Soul

With your funk education complete, it's time to shift gears to the world of soul.

Day 1. The Motown sound

Motown changed the game for guitarists. The main role was to support the rhythmic patterns played by the drummer. The rhythmic "chank" strum was a key tool that guitarists used for this. Today, you'll learn how to keep your chanks fresh, interesting, and groovy.

Day 2. Old-school hammer ons and pull offs

A great chef knows every flavor in their spices rack, and when to use it. Turns and flurries can transform a good chord progression into a great one. This lesson is all about seasoning your chords with the correct flavors.

Day 3. Groovy voice leading

Voice leading is a big topic to tackle, but a basic understanding of it will help you become a better rhythm player. In a nutshell, voice leading is about how you connect your chords. For these upcoming exercises, you’ll use a more basic chord voicing to work on voice leading through a chord progression.

Day 4. The 6/8 soul feel

The stroll is a common 6/8 time feel that you’ll definitely need in your arsenal of rhythm. Think of it like a slowed-down version of the 12/8 blues shuffle rhythm. Learning the 6/8 soul feel is a useful playing technique for creating more motion over a ballad or song with a slower tempo.

Day 5. Old school triad embellishments

Today, we'll turn back around and check out triads. Triads are simple chord voicings that can be used as the basis for all embellishment and decoration. The beauty of triads is that they're easy to form and even easier to decorate.

Day 6. Double-stop slides and fills

Slides, bends, and double stops are three unique techniques that are exclusive to the guitar. Today, we'll explore sliding double stops as a way to add motion to your chord progressions. This is a truly iconic sound in old-school R&B.

Day 7. Let’s put it all together

For your last lesson of Grade 4, this final lesson day is about combining all of the sweet ideas, techniques, and playing tips into one performance.


Demonstrate what you've learned in a musical context with more songs that synthesize what you've been working on.

Get feedback

Get personalized video feedback on your playing from the Pickup team.

Final quiz

Make sure you're ready for Grade 5.

Grade 5. Modern R&B and Neo Soul

This grade is all about giving you a buttery-smooth set of rhythm skills in the modern R&B and neo-soul style.

Day 1. Modern pocket

Learn how to feel neo-soul grooves from the inside out. This lesson is about internalizing a groove by focusing on feeling the downbeat.

Day 2. Anti-Instagram neo soul

Showing off for social media? Nah, let’s play pocket. The groove rolls on into Day 2 with a look at how classic jazz harmony locks into the neo-soul groove.

Day 3. Harmony & touch

This is an important point in the pathway. We’re covering two essential elements of grooving: Harmony – the chords and theory that create the mood and environments on songs we love – and touch – the dynamics and physical approach to how the chords are played.

Day 4. Be a sample

It’s time to access your producer's mind. Let’s keep the groove going with Day 4’s look into how to emulate sampled guitar stylings that are so prevalent in hip hop.

Day 5. Those R&B chords

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it! Today, we’re going to add some classic R&B chordal concepts to your bag of tricks by exploring why different R&B cliches are so popular. Something that is considered classic and connects with generations of listeners is worth dissecting.

Day 6. Straight feel with the feels

Here on Day 6, we’ll explore how the harmony we’ve learned so far can be applied to high-energy straight grooves. Just like the rest of this grade, we’re helping you get perspective on both the chords and soloing side of the groove.

Day 7. Shimmer guitars

Who doesn’t love a clean guitar tone glistening like the clear night sky? We’ve got just a bit more to share with you before you move on. Let’s crank up the reverb and get into the glory of shimmer guitar.


Tackle new tunes to apply what you've learned in a musical context.

Get feedback

Get personalized advice on your playing from the Pickup team.

Final quiz

Make sure you're ready for Grade 6.

Grade 6. Groove a la Carte

This grade is all about giving you a smorgasbord of groove-tastic techniques.

Day 1. Frusciante funk

Californicate your playing with funk rock flavors. Today, we’ll explore the playing of John Frusciante – the iconic guitarist of Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Day 2. Fingerstyle groove

Drop that plectrum and discover the fingerstyle spectrum. You’ll cross familiar ground in this lesson by revisiting slash chords and some pentatonic riffs to fill the gaps between chords.

Day 3. Brazilian partido alto

Brazil has a rich musical history and a wide variety of genres and dance styles. The rhythm that you’ll study in this lesson originates from a subgenre of samba music called partido alto.

Day 4. Tezeta minor groove

Today, we’re exploring Tezeta – a music tradition that originated in Ethiopia. The rhythmic playing style of tezeta music shares some likeness with Motown rhythm guitar parts. This lesson will help you discover some new uses for triads, basslines, and the return to the Motown chank.

Days 5. Afrobeat

Today, we explore Afrobeat: a popular West African style of music originating from Nigeria. Afrobeat was designed for the people to enjoy. This lesson prioritizes having a stable and consistent rhythmic feel.

Days 6. Wah-wah 101

Nowadays, it seems like the wah-wah pedal is on everyone’s pedalboard. Cringey effect or timeless classic? The jury’s out, but we’re fans. This lesson will address the ways that the wah pedal is used for rhythm guitar purposes.

Days 7. Montuno-ish triads

Montuno is usually a highly syncopated, rhythmic piano style heard in Cuban salsa music. It's written to be a repeated rhythmic motif that the band can integrate with. To get the most out of today's material, we'll drop the pick and switch to the fingers to imitate the syncopated rhythms that the piano usually plays.


Finish out the Learning Pathway with one final challenge.

Get feedback

Get personalized advice on your playing from the Pickup team.

Final quiz

Cap off your hard work and make sure you're ready to move on.

Student stories

Learn how Groove Learning Pathway has helped real guitarists break through their playing plateau and realize their potential.

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Is Pickup Music right for me?

Are you a guitar player who feels like you haven’t made progress in a few months… years… or even decades? 

You’re probably stuck in what’s called the ‘intermediate plateau’. This is very common and can be very frustrating.

What’s the cause? Well, it’s pretty easy to learn the basics on guitar. Learn a few open chords and you can play Wonderwall and hundreds of other songs. Learn a couple of scales and a few licks and you can play some lead. 

But what then? Triads? Modes? Arpeggios? The phrygian scale?!

Without a clear plan and learning system you fall back to playing the same old chords and licks over and over again. Or you bounce around free lessons online but nothing seems to stick. It’s a recipe for a lot of practice without much progress. 

That’s where Pickup Music can help. We specialize in taking players stuck in a guitar rut and turning them into advanced guitarists.

We do this through Learning Pathways that take you on a step-by-step journey towards fretboard mastery. We give you a highly structured system that shows you exactly what to work on each week to make serious progress. 

These Learning Pathways take the guesswork out of your practice routine. You are guided through a proven grade-by-grade system with daily lessons, play-along practice exercises and interactive workouts. 

But it’s not all about theory. We apply everything you learn to real music. That’s why every grade of our Learning Pathways build up to performing a song with a live backing band. This simulates what it’s like to play a real gig, with real musicians. It’s the absolute best way to learn. 

You also get 1:1 video feedback on your playing from our expert instructors and can attend weekly live lessons. This personal feedback makes Pickup Music the closest thing to taking in-person lessons, but at a fraction of the cost.

So does this method actually work? Will you see results in your playing?

The most common thing we hear from new members is that they’ve made more progress with Pickup Music in a few months than in years of teaching themselves. As one member recently told us, “I'm finally seeing progress for the first time in many years”.

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Is Pickup Music worth the money?

Private guitar lessons will cost you about $50 per lesson or $2,600 a year. 

Going to a music academy will cost you about $40,000 a year.

A Pickup Music membership will cost you  just $180 for the whole year. 

That works out to 50 cents a day! 

But it’s not just about the money. It’s about not wasting your precious time. It’s about making actual progress on this beautiful instrument. 

By following our proven Learning Pathway system, you can stop wasting your time and effort trying to guess what you should practice next. Our guided programs eliminate the guesswork so you know exactly what you need to focus on each day and week to make lasting progress with guitar.

What makes Pickup Music better than other guitar lesson sites?

Most online guitar lesson sites are very good at teaching one-off songs and licks. Or they get super famous guitarists to record one-hour video lessons talking at length about their particular style and career.

The problem is that these approaches don't stick. They don’t help you to actually get better as a guitarist. You can waste a lot of time bouncing around these types of unconnected, one-off lessons. It’s a recipe for a lot of practice without much progress. 

Pickup Music takes a different approach. We give you a highly structured system that shows you exactly what to work on each week to make serious progress. We take you beyond the basics through a step-by-step journey towards fretboard mastery. 

By following a Pickup Music Learning Pathway, you are getting the most guided way to learn guitar. Over 6 grades, you are taken through daily lessons and practice exercises that carefully explain what’s going on behind the music. 

Each grade then builds up to song performances that apply everything you’ve learned with a live backing band. These challenges - where we simulate what it’s like to play a real gig, with real musicians - is the absolute best way to learn. 

The Learning Pathway method takes the guesswork out of your practice routine. Most guitarists start to see a rapid acceleration in their progress in a matter of weeks.

You can also get 1:1 video feedback on your playing and weekly live lessons. This personal feedback makes Pickup Music the closest thing to taking in-person lessons, but at a fraction of the cost.

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What exactly do I get from a Pickup Music membership?

When you become a Pickup Music member you get unlimited access to our huge library of lessons:

  • 13 Learning Pathways giving you step-by-step instruction over 3 months
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  • 100+ essential lick packages to add new flavors to your playing
  • 200+ 5 minute lessons for bite-sized learning. 

You get to enjoy amazing features that create a premium learning experience:

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How do the Learning Pathways work?

Learning Pathways are kind of our special sauce here at Pickup Music. They take all the guesswork out of what to practice. 

You get day-by-day lessons, play along practice exercises with your instructor, interactive jams with the Pickup Music live band and you can submit videos of your playing for feedback from the Pickup Music team. 

We designed this system so that you will know exactly what to practice every time you pick up the guitar. This means that even if you only have time to practice with us once a week, you will still make great progress by following a Learning Pathways. 

How often do I need to practice to see results?

Ideally you would practice about three times a week for 30 minutes at a time. But we know that life gets in the way sometimes! So here’s the good news: deliberate practice matters so much more than how often you practice.

After working with thousands of guitarists, we’ve found that the most important thing is to know exactly what you’re going to practice before you pick up the guitar. Even if you can only use Pickup Music a few times a month, you will still make really good progress if you stick to the step-by-step structure of our Learning Pathways.

How long are the lessons? 

Pickup Music's lesson plans are designed to suit the amount of time you have available to practice.

  • Only got a few minutes? Try our 5-Minute Lessons to quickly add a new skill to your toolbox.
  • Got half an hour? Try one of our Essential Lick Packages or original Songs  to expand your vocabulary in different genres.
  • Got a couple of days? Try a Master Class with one of our world-renowned artists. Each class is broken up into short, digestible modules focused on one topic. 
  • Ready to really commit to a multi-week program? Try one of our Learning Pathways. Over 3 months and 6 grades of learning, these detailed courses will take you on a day-by-day journey to master each level in the genre. Learning Pathways include daily practice exercises so you know exactly what to focus on. These courses are the best way to make lasting progress.

Whichever approach you choose, we recommend building the exercises you learn into your daily practice schedule. The best way to improve as a guitarist is through a consistent practice routine rather than sporadic, longer sessions. Learning guitar is a day-by-day, life-long journey.

Can I take the lessons at my own pace?

Everything on Pickup Music is designed to be taken at your own pace. There are no deadlines, so you can work at your own speed. You can stay on a topic until you really understand it before you move on.

While we divide our Learning Pathways into ‘days’ - this is a suggestion only. Some learners might take a few days in one sitting, while others will spend a few sessions on a single day. You can go at the pace that feels most comfortable to you.

How does the 1:1 video feedback work?

We want our members to get the closest thing possible to in-person lessons but at a fraction of the cost. That's why you can now get individual video feedback on your guitar playing from our team of expert instructors.

Here's how it works:

  • Choose a performance piece to learn at the end of each grade of a Learning Pathway.
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  • Repeat for each grade of the Learning Pathway.

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Is Pickup Music good for beginners?

Absolutely! We make learning the guitar fun and simple – the way it should be.

Too many people get frustrated with guitar because they develop bad habits and poor technique. Avoid these costly and time-consuming mistakes by taking Pickup Music's structured and step-by-step approach to learning guitar.

You'll start with Pickup Music's introductory program Beginner Learning Pathway. Over three weeks, we break down everything from simple chords and melodies to rhythm and lead playing. By the end of the program, you'll be able to play any simple pop or rock song (and even write your own).

Most importantly, we make sure you don't get stuck in the beginner's plateau - a common pitfall for guitarists who are just starting out. You'll keep making progress through Pickup Music's guided Learning Pathways. These programs are designed to quickly take you from a beginner player to an intermediate one who feels comfortable across the whole fretboard.

Is Pickup Music good for intermediate and advanced guitarists?

Pickup Music is the best platform available for intermediate and advanced guitarists. Our courses take you beyond the basics to advanced concepts like the CAGED system, triads, arpeggios, modes and improvisation.

The biggest trap for intermediate players is bouncing around from lesson to lesson without a plan or structure to get to that next level. We are known for taking intermediate and advanced players who have hit a ceiling and busting through until they reach the next level.

Am I too old for guitar lessons?

Many of Pickup Music’s members are in their 60s and 70s and have seen amazing success with our programs. Our platform is designed to be user-friendly for all ages and skill levels. And our supportive community is made up of guitar learners of all ages, cheering each other on.

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And we send you a reminder before your trial is about to end so you don’t forget about it. 

If you decide to cancel after that, you won't be charged at your next billing cycle. That means: if you’re a monthly member, you won’t be charged for the next month. If you’re an annual member, you won’t be charged for the next year.

How does the 60-day money back guarantee work?

In addition to the 14-day free trial, we offer a 60-day money back guarantee. If you’re not satisfied with your progress in the first 60 days of your membership, we will give you your money back - no questions asked.

Is it easy to cancel?

Absolutely! You can cancel at any time (although we'd be sad to see you go). Cancelling is easy, no tricks. Just go to your account page and click a button.

You won't be charged anything if you cancel during your 14-day free trial.

If you cancel after your 14-day trial, you won't be billed again at your next billing cycle. Your membership will remain active until it expires on the day it was originally set to renew.

Note: Once your membership expires, we'll save your progress on your Dashboard if you decide to rejoin at a later date.

What’s the difference between the annual and monthly plan?

The only difference is the price. The monthly membership is $29.99 charged monthly and the annual membership is $179.99 charged once a year. 

That means that if you select the annual plan you will pay 50% less and save $180 over a year compared to the monthly plan. 

We'll also send you reminders before we bill you each year so that you don't accidentally forget about it.

We give such a big discount for annual members because it aligns with our long-term vision to inspire and support lifelong guitar learning.

Can I buy lessons individually?

We don’t sell lessons individually. But the good news is you get access to every single lesson on Pickup Music through the one membership. If you’re only interested in one lesson, you could purchase a monthly membership and cancel when you’ve finished it – we have a hunch you’ll want to stick around though :)

How do I restart my membership?

It’s easy to rejoin Pickup Music and we’d be thrilled to have you back! We even saved all of your lessons for you while you were gone on your Dashboard.

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