How to read TABs in guitar

in #music2 years ago

What is TAB


TAB has a six lines with a numbers in the lines and some symbols in it.

  • Lines

The six strings
How to read it, the lines are more like a guitar inverted like this:

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  • Numbers

It is where you put your fingers. It indicates the fret.

sample 2.jpg

  • Symbols

Now some tabs has this:


  • If numbers are alligned, it means that you have to play them together.
  • The curve lines means hammer on or hammer off.
  • The line (between 8 and 7) means slide.
  • X means you need to tap it

That is basically all of it. So go and practice.

"Practice creates confidence. Confidence empowers you"

-Simone Biles

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