An EASIER Alternative to Reading Music for Guitar in Only 7 Minutes!

How to Read Guitar Tablature for Beginners ✅ Buy Lauren’s Guitar Course – – Welcome to my beginner guitar lesson on how read guitar tablature for beginners. So many guitar students ask me, Lauren, do I really need to learn how to read sheet music to play guitar? My answer may shock a lot of guitar teachers, but the answer is, no. You don’t not need to know how to read traditional sheet music the be good at guitar. How do I know that? Because I’m honestly not the best at reading sheet music myself.

While I believe you don’t need to learn how to read traditional sheet music to learn guitar, it think there is something you should learn how to read as a beginner guitar player and that is how to read guitar tablature. Guitar tab is way more accessible and easier to use by beginner guitar students. It’s a coordinate system and in this guitar tutorial, I’m going to show you how to read guitar tablature step by step using two song example – Ode to Joy and Amazing Grace.

So let’s get into the guitar lesson on how to read guitar tablature for beginners!

⏱How To Read Guituar Tablature Chapters: ⏱

0:00 – Lesson Intro
1:03 – Basic of Reading Guitar Tabulature
2:01 – Tabulature Example: Ode To Joy
4:33 – Tabulature Example: Amazing Grace
6:32 – Lesson Outro

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