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Learning the 4 String Bass Guitar Fingerboard

Finally get the names of the pesky notes under control.

Published: 15 Mar 2010 Updated: 29 Sep 2015Visits: 36Code: UNLB4NN

Topic: Fingerboard bass Subjects: Fingerboard

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Learning the 4 String Bass Guitar Fingerboard

Product Code: UNLB4NN
Author(s): Curt Sheller
Publisher(s): Curt Sheller Publications
Published: Mar 15, 2010
Updated: Sep 29, 2015
ISBN-13: 978-1-60321-045-4
Size: 8.5 x 11
Pages: 14
Price: Hard Copy: $0
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Finally learn the names of the notes of the fingerboard. Learning the notes of your own instrument allows you the flexibility of not having to remember so many shapes. There are way too many chord, scale and notes patterns to remember all the shapes. It all comes down the the notes.

Beyond knowing the names of the open strings most players find it hard to learn the whole fingerboard. You need to know the names of the notes like it’s second nature - just being able to figure them out is too slow.

If your goal is to finally learn the names of the notes on the fingerboard. Then the ”Learning the Fingerboard” series of books is your answer. Each book in the series has a step by step approach to finally mastering the fingerboard.

This is the same tuning that is used in the Kala UBass and instruments based on the original Road Toad bass created by Owen Holt and licensed by Kala.

Table of Contents

Learning the 4 String Bass Guitar Fingerboard

  • Introduction
  • Standard Tuning - E A D G
  • Learning the Frets
  • Enharmonic Equivalents
    • Sharps to Flats
    • Flats to Sharps
  • Fingerboard Charts
    • Standard Tuning Sharps and Natural Notes
    • Standard Tuning Flats and Natural Notes

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Errata

Learning the 4 String Bass Guitar Fingerboard

  • 19 Jan 2022 - Fixed the Fingerbaord Charts. Had a couple of frets wrong. This book will be getting a format updates and a once over in the next month or so.

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