Knowing your way around your guitar fretboard means more than just memorizing the notes. Working on specific exercises for speed and dexterity – combined with a basic knowledge of music theory – will help you create awesome solo runs and licks, which definitely adds some personality to your guitar playing. Check out the video below for a quick tutorial and fretboard exercise from Moorpark, CA teacher Bill W.:
Bill W. teaches guitar, music performance, music recording, music theory and songwriting lessons to students of all ages in Moorpark, CA. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Classical Guitar Performance from Cal State University Northridge, and his specialties include rock, country, blues, metal, and classical styles, as well as recording techniques. Learn more about Bill, or search for a teacher near you!