How to Play bass: Two handed tapping technique

Two handed tapping technique

This video is a bass lesson that demonstrates how to use a two-handed tapping technique often used by Eddie Van Halen and others on guitar. To do this on bass, you should put your middle finger over the top of your index finger to make a more solid tapping finger, and put your hand up the neck with your thumb on the back of the neck. Land your finger to tap, and pull to pluck the string. He places his left hand on the frets in anticipation of pulling the string with the right hand. He demonstrates this technique by playing Fugue in D Minor. This video is easy to follow and shows bass players how to perform the tapping technique to add interest to their solos.

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