Santa Claus is Coming to Town guitar tabs & chords

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  • Here's the basic melody for Santa Claus is Coming to Town for flatpicking guitar. This arrangement will give you a great foundation to move forward with for learning the advanced solo.

    • Key G
    • 100 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Beginner
  • This arrangement of Santa Claus is Coming to Town features more chromatic runs in between phrases and is really fun once you get it down.

    • Key G
    • 105 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Advanced
  • This song is commonly known as a jazz standard which means you can play some fancy chords over it if you choose. This guitar tab will show you how to play some swing chords over Santa Claus is Coming to Town.

    • Key G
    • 100 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Swing Chords

More about Santa Claus is Coming to Town Guitar song

On Tunefox, there are 3 versions of this song for you to learn. The Beginner arrangement gives you a good foundation of the verse melody. The Santa Claus is Coming to Town Intermediate tab is a slidey arrangement of this song, which is a little more technically challenging and finally, the Advanced version introduces more typical bluegrass vocabulary.

Tunefox features unique tools to assist with practicing Santa Claus is Coming to Town. "Speed-Up" will gradually increase the tempo of a looped section or the entire song so you can build your technique. When you select "Memory-Train", Tunefox will make the notes disappear from the tab each time the song loops, so you’ll learn how to get off the tab with ease. To isolate a section of the tune, simply click on the measure and it will loop.

Use Tunefox’s backing tracks to practice this bluegrass guitar version of Santa Claus is Coming to Town with a real-sounding band. Go to the Settings menu to mix the volume of the guitar, band or metronome to your liking.

Each bluegrass guitar arrangement of Santa Claus is Coming to Town in Tunefox features switchable licks. These licks are designed to teach you multiple ways to play a song while staying true to the skill level you have chosen. To use the Tunefox lick switcher, click on "Original Measure" that is displayed over specific measures of the song. Use "Shuffle Licks" to switch all of the licks, which will show you a completely new arrangement of the song.

Once you’ve settled on an arrangement of Santa Claus is Coming to Town using the Lick Switcher, export your arrangement to a PDF file so you can print it out and take it with you. This is a member-only feature.