How To Read Guitar TAB

How To Read Guitar TAB

Learn how to read guitar TAB and see the many TAB symbols for common techniques you will encounter while playing guitar. This lesson is great for beginner guitarists as it also shows you how to play many popular guitar techniques and see how they appear on the guitar TAB. Covered in this video are the string names and how they relate on TAB, alternate picking techniques, chord tabs and chord diagrams. Guitar TAB for hammer-ons and pull-offs, trills, tremolo picking, palm muting, strings bends and finger tapping.

What is Guitar TAB?

To easily read and write music, guitar players use a number system known as tablature (TAB for short). Guitar TAB is made up of six horizontal lines each representing a guitar string. The thinnest string (high e) is the top line, and the thickest string (low E) is the bottom line, and the notes run in the order of E A D G B e.

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