Fretboard Knowledge Free Course

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There are 4 essential lessons in this course: How to Find Notes On The Bass, 3 Points on The Fretboard You Should Know, Octave Patterns and Joe Satriani Exercise. This course is for anyone looking to expand their knowledge of the entire bass guitar fretboard. There are patterns here you will use for the rest of your life.

Course By

Dan Hawkins


How to Find Notes On The Bass

Length: 8 minutesComplexity: Easy

Understanding the notes on the fretboard is essential. Use this sheet to learn how the notes work on the bass guitar.

Octave Patterns

Length: 7 minutesComplexity: Easy

Not only are they cool to play, octave patterns allow you to find the same note at different points of the fretboard.

Joe Satriani exercise

Length: 3 minutesComplexity: Easy

This is a brilliant way to reinforce your knowledge of where the notes lie on the fretboard. I picked this up from the great man’s book ‘Joe Satriani Guitar Secrets’.