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Great Tapping Bassists?

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by DavidHull, Mar 11, 2008.


  1. DavidHull

    DavidHull

    Mar 30, 2007
    Hollywood, California
    President, Deha Music Co.
    Anybody have any suggestions on great tapping bassists whose tunes (originals or arrangements) you'd like to see the transcriptions of?

    Other modern techniques are cool, (i.e. harmonics, etc.), but I'm most interested in cool songs and arrangements.
     
  2. CiRRuS~BaSS

    CiRRuS~BaSS

    Jan 20, 2008
    adam nitti - "broken, part 1"

    great bassist, definitely one of my top 3 favorites.
     
  3. dreadheadbass

    dreadheadbass

    Dec 17, 2007
    england
    stu hamm and also billy sheehan enjoys a bit of tappy tappy tap tap
     
  4. santucci218

    santucci218

    Jan 26, 2007
    Pittsburgh
    Jean Baudin - any solo song by him...
    John Myung - Metropolis Part 1
    Stuart Hamm - Flow My Tears


    Also, another great thing is taking classical pieces and turning them into 2 hand tapping...example, i did it with Canon in D.
     
  5. Aram Bedrosian

    Aram Bedrosian

    Oct 24, 2005
    Burlington, VT
    Endorsing Artist: Ritter, DR, Jim Dunlop, Hartke
    I know he's a regular guitar player and not a bassist, but I suggest Stanley Jordan. His technique is out of this world.

    rock on!
    Aram
     
  6. bassaficionado6

    bassaficionado6 Something about gumption

    Jan 7, 2008
    Napa, CA
    I'm not into the traditional tappers, but I'd like to see some of Arif Arif Mirabdolbaghi's stuff tabbed out. Recently I've been trying to transcribe his tapping part in Bloodmeat.


    but not very hard...:atoz:
     
  7. There are too many Michael Mannring tunes to list, so pick one!
     
  8. soong

    soong

    May 10, 2007
    Sydney
    Stu Hamm, mainly cos his stuff is deep and melodic unlike Sheehan's tapping use in a bass "solo" context
     
  9. jerry

    jerry Doesn't know BDO Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    Wally Voss & Randy Coven!
     
  10. santucci218

    santucci218

    Jan 26, 2007
    Pittsburgh
    Big +1 on wally. If you teach baudin than you must be amazing!
     
  11. Have u seen vic wooten and stu ham tap on the bass these are like the creators of tapping
     
  12. santucci218

    santucci218

    Jan 26, 2007
    Pittsburgh
  13. Guys i need some help. I want to buy a new bass guitar. I got a choice of buying yamaha trb 1006, warwick double buck or an ibanez 1206 prestige. Which one should i go for, i want something with growl and clear note definition
     
  14. santucci218

    santucci218

    Jan 26, 2007
    Pittsburgh
    try them all out...though, personally i think the ibanez is amazing for tapping and beings that the preamp in it has a gain control, you can get a ton of growl!
     

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