Reading Guitar Tablature

Learning Guitar Tab

Guitar tablature (tab for short) is a system that graphically represents strings and frets of the guitar fret board. Frets are the pieces of wire across the front of the neck of the guitar. Each note is indicated by placing a number, which indicates the fret to play, on the appropriate string. When asked to put your finger on a particular fret it is placed just behind the fret, as close as you can without being on top of the fret.

With these easy instructions you will learn to how to read and write guitar tab in no time.

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