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A good way to learn the musical alphabet is to play along one of the bass strings. We do this by learning the musical alphabet. We can now use some shortcuts and tricks to find all version learn to play bass guitar pdf download a certain note on the bass guitar fretboard.

Then we have F or Gb.

This now gives you the skills to move any bass guitar scalesriffs or patterns anywhere on kearn neck. You can find any note you need and then using the octave pattern and the down a string and back five frets rule you can quickly find all versions of the note on the neck. Now you can use a phrase to memorize that for example some people use the phrase Every Learn to play bass guitar pdf download Dog Growls. This will give us the same note on the A string.

It goes from E to F.

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A on the 13th fret, B on the learn to play bass guitar pdf download fret and so on. It will give you a lfarn guide you can use to master everything you have learnt today. Okay so now we know the open strings and how to move along the musical alphabet. Just think that they are either the previous letter sharp or next letter flat. Say the names of the bass guitar notes and you move along one fret at a time.

The easiest string to learn this on is the A string. If you enjoyed this bass lesson, then be sure to download the free bass guitar notes chart and cheat sheet. You can use this pattern anywhere on the neck and it basa on the E and the A string. They go in order from the thickest to thinnest. Then we go to C which is learn to play bass guitar pdf download Db, Then we go to D. Then we go to D or Eb and then we go to E, 7th fret of the A string. Then we go from G or Learn to play bass guitar pdf download then when we get to the 12 fret, they are always the same note as the open string, so we guitra back to A.

You can now move your bass lines all over the fretboard! We then go from F to G. Which is pkay important pattern to learn for bass playing.

E is the thickest the next thickest basa A and then D, the thinnest string on a four string bass guitar is G. Is to learn the names of the bass guitar string notes open strings. There is no Ebazs we go straight to F. To find the other versions of the same note, we can use a simple trick of taking the note on the E string and going down one string and back five frets.

The A string is the learn to play bass guitar pdf download of the musical alphabet just like the regular alphabet. So after G we go back to A again and if you carry on going up the fretboard, it just repeats all over again.

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Just like the words octopus which has 8 legs or the shape an learn to play bass guitar pdf download which has 8 sides. From there we can then use learn to play bass guitar pdf download octave shape again to find that note on the G string.

If you take the first letter of each of those words it gives you the the names of the open strings. Okay so now we have looked at the names of the open strings we now need to look at learning the bass guitar neck notes. When you have these notes that are between there either the previous note sharpened or the next letter along flattened, if that makes sense.

So if you go open A string and the second fret on the A string is a B, the fret between that fret 1 is an A or Bb. The first note in the musical alphabet is A, which we can play on the open string A string, the second thickest string.

The quick pattern to find the octave is go up two frets and down two strings. It also works the other direction, so if you go down the fretboard you go backwards through the musical alphabet. So the first thing you need to learn step 1: It also means that you are no longer stuck playing in just one area of the neck.

Next we can use something called the octave shape.