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Fretboard shortcuts

Memorizing all the notes on the fretboard may seem daunting when you’re just getting started. Use these fretboard shortcuts to help you find notes based on “guide-post” notes that you already know. With enough practice you will eventually master the entire fretboard.

fretboard shortcuts

Octave shapes

octave shapes
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