Chad Johnson

Guitar Tapping

From the basics to the hottest licks and tricks

for: Electric guitar

Music lesson book, playback-CD

Item no.348916
Author/ComposerChad Johnson
Scope56 pages
Release year2003
Publisher/ProducerHal Leonard
Producer No.HL00695700
21.40 €
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Delivery time approx. 2 weeks.
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This book is a hands-on guide to the tapping techniques used by Eddie Van Halen, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Michael Hedges, Jeff Watson, Vito Bratta, Jennifer Batton, Stanley Jordan and other top guitarists.

It covers: the basics of tapping; tapping arpeggios; tapping scale fragments; the ascending tap concept; right-hand slides, tapped bends, tap harmonics and chordal tapping; multi-fingered tapping; combining techniques; and much more, in standard notation and tab. The accompanying CD features each example played at slow, medium and fast tempos.


  • The Basics
  • Arpeggios
  • Scale Fragments
  • The Ascending Tap Concept
  • Additional Techniques
  • Multi-Fingered Tapping
  • Combining Techniques
  • Putting It All Together