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Occupation: Nuclear Health Physicist

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Age: 62

My Instruments:
5-string banjo - 2004 Gibson MASTERTONE
5-string banjo - 1989 Fender Leo
6-string guitar
88-key piano


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The Grascals, Kristin Scott Benson

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 webadage commented on MP3 'Adirondack Melody #1' 7/13/2016 2:08:07 PM

Latest Blog Entry

Writing Tab

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 @8:11:59 PM


I've found that creating a written copy of tablature for songs that I play by ear is an excellent way to become intimately familiar with the tune. Often times, playing the tune is an exercise in muscle memory rather than understanding and as a result of this reality, being able to play a tune may not be synonymous with knowing a tune. I may be splitting hairs here but my point is, I enjoy creating tab and the exercise helps me in more ways than one.

A problem I have discovered is, even though I understand basic timing and counting, I don't seem to be able to figure out how to start the tab for any given tune. I've tried the old, " one, two, three, four, one, two, three..." to figure out the technical aspects of which note of the first measure the song begins on but.... I've failed miserably. Obviously I don't understand everything I know about the subject.

If someone could help me out here.... I'd sure appreciate it. If you can give me more than a verbose definition or rule of thumb to get me started, that'd be great. Maybe you can explain it to me then quiz me by giving me some examples and see if I can get it right. I don't even know if anyone will read this. I guess I'll find out.

Regards,

Paul Anthony Gray

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