Info E-Tap 2024 –

E-Tap Seminar 2024 : European Tap-guitar seminar

Main Topic ‘Independence’,

‘In depth dance’, The way our hands talk to our brain!

We shall concentrate on the Independence! After all, this is our main subject! When we see keyboard players and how far they go, why don’t we do like them? . That will be our subject this year, arrange how our hands can collaborate. Kai will also talk about ‘orchestration‘ , the way you you mix, solo, melodies, chords and bass.  Emphasis shall also be made on phasing motives in each hand, a Schell speciality. We shall keep on harmony, advanced harmony in new music, chords, simple chords, four-notes chords on the Right hand, different basses, .

When: Monday 1 to Sunday 7 July 2024

Big News: The schedule of E-Tap is now video and flexible,

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You can join the full Seminar or just attend the week days or week-end which you like. You can also follow E-Tap on video, by Skype or Zoom.

Where : Suxy (Chiny) Wallonia region

The Teachers:

Jim Lampi (UK) in presence July 1-5

Bob Culbertson (US) on line, July 1-6

Daniel Schell (BE) in presence

Wolfgang Daiss in presence July 1-3

 Topics of this 2024 session:

Jim Lampi : tovbe continued. Jim will be present live from Jult-y 1 to 6.

Bob Culbertson: Bob will teach on line every day and correspond with the students. Everybody will be able to listen and play with him. His topic will be his own wonderful technique, applied to

  • Daniel Schell: ‘Independence, Motives and Harmony’
    – General tapping techniques: fingering on various boards (including the guitar)  and tunings ( 4ths, 5ths)
    – Independence: Daniel will invetigate in depth the process of indpendence, the way our hands work and depend on our thinking.
  • Harmony: Traditional, jazz and new chord changes. We shall continue the chords studies which we started last year. and specially the four-notes chords we studied with Randy Strom
    Watch the scores of “Spring Comes” and Blue E-Tap.
    Minor 8
    – Rhythmics: Even and uneven metrics: Using such meters as 4/4 , 5/8 and 7/8 and alternating them.
    – Creating interesting rhythms and lines on those meters and others. This year we shall concentrate on producing interesting long improvisations using the phasing of independent motives, a subject which Daniel has implemented and played since many years.
    – Multi motive improvisation: one different motive in each hand.

Suxy (Chiny) Wallonia

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