Tapping Technique and Composition: Tapping Polyrhythms, Part 2 – Zeroes and Ones

This lesson on “Tapping Polyrhythms” is from my song “Zeroes and Ones” from the album A Lesson in Impermanence.

This is a follow-up to my last lesson on tapping polyrhythms. This lesson is based on one rhythm doing 3 and one doing 2, and like the last video, I discuss the invisible “16th note netting” that both parts of the polyrhythm pull from.

Even though you can’t hear it if you tap into it (ok, this time, pun intended), you can see where the notes line up and where they bounce off of one another. I love this polyrhythm, and I love finding chord progressions that work well with them. I hope you guys enjoy the lesson!

John Ferrara’s new album, A Lesson in Impermanence is streaming on Spotify and all major platforms. John is also available for private online lessons, via his website. Be sure to check out his Youtube channel.

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