6 note shapes

6 note shapes – major scale There are only 3 ways that notes occur on a string as already identified here.  When you examine all the possibilities on the guitar fretboard you find there are fixed patterns that these shapes move from one to the other. When you...

Basic terms

Sharps # and flats b These symbols change the pitch of a note.  A sharp sign (#) takes the note a semitone higher, one fret higher. If I want to find a C# (C sharp) I just find the normal C and move it up one fret to get the C#. If I want to find Bb (B flat) I just...