Tap bass is a relatively new technique favored by many of the world's top contemporary bass players. Tapping is a very expressive tool, which will significantly expand the colors, textures and sonic qualities you'll have at your disposal for any melodic application. Stu covers right-hand, left-hand and best of all -- simultaneous two-hand tapping.
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About the Guitar Lesson Plan
Interactive Video Bass Guitar Instruction
"Here at last is my entire curriculum for learning how to "tap" on the electric bass guitar! We'll start at the very beginning with some basic exercises to get your fingers trained and strengthened up. Once you have a basic understanding of the concepts and become familiar with the essential tapping techniques, we'll put it all to work and start making music! Take your time with this module -- it will pay off big time for you!"
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About Your Instructor
This musician is none other than Stu Hamm, bass player extraordinaire who first came to prominence after playing on Steve Vai's Flex-Able disc. Going on to become the bassist of choice to lay down the low-end for virtuoso guitarists like Frank Gambale and Joe Satriani, Stu has continued to hone his already considerable chops, both on stage and in the studio. Fortunately, Stu's teaching skills match his musicianship, giving you a rare opportunity to learn from one of the very best bassists on the planet.
About the Series
Stu Hamm U is a complete course of study for ALL students of modern electric bass. Never before has a bassist of this caliber shared such vast knowledge, in such a comprehensible and accessible way. Whether you're just starting out or already a working pro, there enough solid material and insight across these four volumes to take your playing wherever you want it to go.
Stu covers it all; rhythm patterns, theory, fretboard navigation, right and left hand agility, harmony, modes, chords, chromatics, arpeggios, stretching exercises, tone, stylistic approaches, muting, hammer-ons, ghost notes, slapping, tapping, improvisation and soloing. Best of all, no tedious theory or boring exercise to struggle through - you will play your way through the entire course working with Stu's engaging, interactive video lessons and play-along workouts.
Dig in at the beginning and work your way through the entire Stu Hamm U method or just cherry-something new and cool to bring to the gig tonight - it's all there!
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