So you have probably learned how to play guitar using tabs (and maybe by ear) but you want to advance your skills one step further? You can try online lessons, see for example review here – guitar tricks review, or learning the fret board and the notes is an excellent way to do that for many reasons. Some of these reasons include:
It improves your soloing
Accurate soloing depends heavily on knowing your way around the fret board. Knowing the notes will improve your accuracy drastically and you won’t have these embarrassing moments where you think you’re playing it right but in reality it sounds horrible because you’ve missed a couple of frets.
All of the chords can be moved around. If you know the shape of a chord, you can move it anywhere (not recommended for beginners) Continue reading