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  • Christian J. Triola

How to Play Jingle Bells in 5th Position on Guitar

Updated: Mar 8


Practice note reading in the fifth position with “Jingle Bells.” Watch the video; download the PDF. If you want to play a tune everyone will recognize for the holidays, this is it!


Download the PDF here: https://bit.ly/JBells5thPosPDF

What You’ll Practice:

  • How to read and play “Jingle Bells” in 5th position on the guitar (frets 5-9)

  • Skipping Strings

  • Reading in notation in G Major

For more books on note reading, check out The Missing Method for Guitar Note Reading Series.


For more on learning how to read in 5th position (and in every key) check out the second book in The Missing Method for Guitar Note Reading Series.

For More Videos on Note Reading:

  • How to read Guitar Music in 5th Position: https://bit.ly/Readin5th

  • Simple Note Reading Exercise 1: https://bit.ly/Open-Position-Exercise-1

  • •Sixteenth Note Rhythm Practice: https://bit.ly/16th-Note-Rhythm-Practice

  • Practice Reading Guitar Music in 5th Position: https://bit.ly/5th-Position-Practice-1

For More Christmas songs, check out these videos:

  • How to Strum "Jingle Bells"

  • How to Strum “We Wish You a Merry Christmas”

  • How to Play "Silent Night" (Note Reading for Beginners)

  • How to Play “Jingle Bells” in 9th Position

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