Learning the Fingerboard is one those goals that, a first, seems a little hard to accomplish. With a the well-organized and step-by-step approach you can FINALLY learn those pesky names of the fingerboard. It's not as hard as you might think.
Once you really learn the fingerboard chords and the pathways though the notes become a lot easier. And, there's a lot less you have to remember in the long run.
If there's liberating moment in learning a fretted, stringed instrument, this is one of them. It actually can get you off of the memorizing shapes treadmill and really know and explore your instrument.
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