Percussive Guitar Tips with Simeon Baker

Published on 24 March 2020

Do you want to know the secrets of percussive lap tap style guitar? Well, you're in luck! Simeon Baker is here. 

Van-living musician, photographer, Aussie made Simeon Baker is a solo acoustic guitarist mainly known for his Percussive 'lap tap' style. He has busked his way around the UK and mainland Europe, so there is a pretty good chance that you've already heard the sweet, sweet sounds that come with every performance of his. Taking influence from artists such as Tommy Emmanuel and Andy Mckee, Simeon has developed his own unique style of percussive guitar that utterly mesmerising to watch.

Simeon's playing always has us in utter awe and as soon as we knew he'd be dropping by our Glasgow store to play some tunes for us, we wanted to sit him down and shed some wisdom and advice on this style of playing.

Watch the video below to hear some of Simeon's top tips! 

Want to learn more? Quite right, we don't blame you! Simeon has launched his own online percussive guitar course, which you can find here: 


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