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Easy songs to build tapping technique.

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by Kruton, Nov 17, 2005.


  1. Kruton

    Kruton

    Aug 20, 2005
    Ocean Springs, MS
    What are relatively easy songs/riffs/excercises to build a good tapping technique? I know how to, but I need songs to build on TY.
     
  2. some primus songs...
    jerry the racecar driver
    DMV
    rapscallion
    mr. knowitall

    michael manring's version of purple haze
     
  3. ^You took the words right out of my mouth. Rapscallion is a little tough sometimes though, just odd timing with those little triplets in the chorus. All of those are great songs for simple tapping though.
     
  4. Kruton

    Kruton

    Aug 20, 2005
    Ocean Springs, MS
    Thanks Ill try those.
     
  5. muthagoose

    muthagoose

    Jan 18, 2004
    Sweden
    http://www.easybyte.org/ has quite a lot of sheet music for piano, that can easily be used for practicing tapping. You should a few pieces there that you help you get started.
     
  6. Kruton

    Kruton

    Aug 20, 2005
    Ocean Springs, MS
    Soooo I only play the bass clef part? I know how to play it on the piano, but on bass? I've learned to play sheet on bass.
     
  7. play both parts...you could play it just like you play piano...i'd play the bass clef with your left hand, and the melody with your right...
     
  8. supernaut_1

    supernaut_1 Guest

    Dec 16, 2002
    Texas
  9. Kruton

    Kruton

    Aug 20, 2005
    Ocean Springs, MS
    thanks.