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Bass Guitar Lesson – Intro to Tapping

Bass Guitar Lesson – Intro to Tapping –> This beginner level lesson is taught by pro bassist Brent-Anthony Johnson as a part of his Phase 1 Lesson Series on JamPlay Bass. He shows you the basic principles of how to tap notes in between playing hammer-ons, and pull-offs. BAJ explains how to attack the strings with your plucking hand to create tones and notes. He includes a great exercise for learning and practicing tapping. He also discusses other prominent bassists who are the best at incorporating tapping into their playing – for your reference to help hear and learn this technique. Brent-Anthony emphasizes the importance of creating “expression” and “voice” when using this technique on bass.

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Bass Guitar Lesson – Intro to Tapping

Below are some of the other topics that Brent-Anthony Johnson teaches in his Phase 1 Beginner Series Lesson:

  1. Beginning Bass Series
  2. Bass Basics #1
  3. Bass Basics #2
  4. Tuning Your Bass
  5. The Major Scale
  6. Plucking Hand Technique Part 1
  7. Plucking Hand Technique Part 2
  8. Fretting Hand Technique
  9. Bass Approaches Part 1
  10. Bass Approaches Part 2
  11. Building Bass Lines
  12. Scale Intervals
  13. Pentatonic Scales
  14. Circle of Fifths – Part 1
  15. Circle of Fifths – Part 2
  16. Harmonics Part 1
  17. Harmonics Part 2


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Bass Guitar Lesson - Intro to Tapping

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