The final installment of John Ferrara’s excellent “Tapping Technique and Composition” lesson series on No Treble is here. In this episode, John shows one way that we can accomplish playing a melody on top of an arpeggiated chord progression.
For his newest “Tapping Technique and Composition” lesson, John Ferrara says, “Let’s turn the bass into a drum, shall we?” The technique used in this lesson is his new favorite to play with in a solo bass setting.
In this new “Tapping Technique” bass lesson, John Ferrara shares part 2 of his “Tapping Polyrhythms” series. This lesson is based on one rhythm doing 3 and one doing 2. Check this out.
In this new “Tapping Technique and Composition” bass lesson, John Ferrara focuses on tapping polyrhythms. In part 1 of this series, he uses his song, “Zeroes and Ones,” to demonstrate.
In this episode of “Tapping Technique and Composition,” John Ferrara focuses on the subject of “False Delay Tapping.” This technique includes tapping notes with the left hand and then mimicking them with staccato notes with the right.
John Ferrara’s next bass lesson in his “Tapping Technique and Composition” series focuses on “Tremolo Tapping.” John demonstrates this technique using his song, “The Gnome and the Skeleton.”
In this new “Tapping Technique and Composition” lesson, John Ferrara covers two main topics: Tapping in odd time signatures and a more in-depth explanation of extracting as much as you can out of a musical idea before moving on to something new.
John Ferrara has joined No Treble. In this first part of his Tapping Technique and Composition bass lesson series, he focuses on drone tapping.