Tapping on Guitar has Evolved…
Do you want to get creative with tapping on guitar?
Are you ready to bring guitar tapping bang up to date for a new generation?
Tapping has evolved beyond the Rock and Metal shred of the ‘80s and ‘90s. As more technically minded guitarists begin to play other genres of music, tapping has become a creative and relevant tool in every guitar player’s arsenal.
This book takes you from zero to hero, from first steps to building a clean versatile tapping technique. You’ll also learn creative applications for writing, performing and soloing.
In fact, you’ll discover a whole world of creative tapping ideas, licks and tricks for guitar.
Start by discovering the foundations of perfect guitar tapping technique
In Creative Tapping for Modern Guitar you’ll discover the correct way to master
- Tapping accuracy
- String dampening
- Note separation and volume
- Rhythm and Timing
- Finger independence
- Control with both hands on the fretboard
Add guitar tapping to your playing – Instantly
As soon as you’ve mastered the basics, you’ll learn plenty of licks and creative ideas you can immediately add to your playing. These start simple but quickly begin to incorporate more advanced techniques like tapped bends and slides. Not only that, you’ll quickly learn to implement these licks in a wide range of musical settings.
Throughout, the focus is on building your ability to visualise creative patterns and shapes on the fretboard that you can use to make music. From triads to arpeggios and less common tonalities that span multiple octaves, you’ll discover a whole palette of sounds that is only possible with tapping on guitar.
Learn the art of tasteful tapping
- Learn “classic” tapping licks, and discover how the technique has evolved in 40 years
- Tap with multiple fingers and both hands to access cutting edge modern sounds
- Discover the art of the “chordal capo” to embellish chord voicings
- Play “impossible” chords by adding out of reach intervals
- Learn advanced pentatonic licks and arpeggio techniques
- Emulate the sounds of other instruments, such as the blues harp and pedal steel
Bonus: 130 examples to download for free
Bonus: 18 online HD videos break down difficult techniques and give walkthroughs for the more advanced pieces in the book.
Discover the guitar tapping secrets of musical legends
Amongst other, you’ll discover the style and approach of guitar tapping legends like
- Eddie van Halen
- Paul Gilbert
- Stanley Jordan
- Andy McKee
- Guthrie Govan
…and cutting-edge modern guitar tappers such as
- Paul Bielatowicz
- Josh “Little Tybee” Martin
- Nathaniel Murphy
- Sammy Boller
- Ariel Posen
- Joey Landreth
All while discovering the tools to shape your own voice as a creative tapping guitarist.
Free audio and video download!
Every example in the book is recorded and available to download for free via our dedicated website. But that’s not all! We’ve also included eighteen HD video guides that give detailed breakdowns of the techniques and pieces in the books.
If you’re ready to enhance your playing and place yourself at music’s cutting edge, it’s time to get into Creative Tapping for Modern Guitar