Brett S Kelly: Polyrhythmic tapping

This exercise makes use of a common rhythmic idea known as Hemiola; 2 against 3. Begin with your left hand tapping the melody. Once this is stable, add your right hand to the mix by tapping octaves on the 6th and 4th strings in straight eighth notes. Then, try walking the bass notes down a C Major scale.

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Polyrhythmic Tapping