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How to Play Trills & Finger Tap in Rock in Fingerstyle Guitar

Learn how to play trills and finger tap in rock from guitarist Adam Smale in this online fingerstyle guitar lesson from Howcast.


[playing guitar]
Now that technique that I'm doing right there, is called trills. And basically it's just a series of quick hammer ons and pull offs. So I'll lead you through what I just played.
[playing guitar]
If you want something to sound really flashy, and a big flourish of notes, then trills is the way to go.
[playing guitar]
Another way to get trills is to actually use your right hand. So since you're a finger style guitarist, you can do this with your right hand, a la Jeff Beck. So that's some good examples of trills and finger tapping for you.

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