First Position & Tab:
Now that you’ve got some of the fundamentals down I can show you how to play the Musical Alphabet in 1st position. I will also explain the secret to reading guitar tab. Then you’ll be able to use these tools to learn how to play songs and other cool stuff in the days ahead.
- Memorize how to play and name the notes of the Musical Alphabet in first position on the guitar.
- Listen carefully to each tone of the Musical Alphabet as you play. This will help train your ear.
- Understand the basic principles of how to read guitar tab.
Your first finger always identifies the position you are playing in. In other words, when you start with you’re first finger on the first fret and play notes in sequential order from there, you are in first position. If your first finger was positioned over the second fret and you began playing notes in sequential order from that point, you would be in second position, etc.
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