Learn how to escape the tight, often limiting confines of “box” scale patterns. FIGURE 1A applies this concept to the G minor pentatonic scale. How to Hack the Five Pentatonic Scale Shapes. Learn how to use the five pentatonic box shapes in real-time soloing over a groove or song. Learn to play beginner guitar scales using these easy lessons to speed you towards guitar mastery fast. Part 2.

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The 5 Major Pentatonic Scale Shapes – Positions

Well, the correct name which can sometimes be a bit subjective will depend on which note the music is “pulling towards” i e which note appears more. You just need to learn a new root note. I have a couple of questions, please. The pentatonic scale is a five note scale. When you move onto the diatonic 7-note you may be bamboozled by endless scale boxes with greek names.

Pay close attention to the sound of each note against the chord as you play. I’ll let the chord ring out for a bit longer so you can practice over it as well.

In other words, if you see this chord, it implies that you should play the minor pentatonic scale since it has a minor third. To do that, I need you to let me know how I can improve. Below you can scsle this scale is the exact same shape as our “Shape 5”.

Scalle 9 is also called the 2nd. Starting on the 9th Relative Major Chords: There is in my opinion no need to consider 7 different and independent scale boxes for the diatonic scale, and even less to name them after the modes because there is an enormous amount of repetition where they overlap and as I said above, relating a scale position to a particular mode is a fallacy I do concede it might be a good way of identifying the position, but there is no unambiguous “right way” of crossing the neck with diatonic scales anyway!


In the examples below all the scale shapes are in the key of G, so all the root notes petatoniche G notes. Repetition and regular practice will get you where you wanna be. It all relates back to the major scale. This is a consideration which can contribute to the success of your business. Here is the graphic and tab for pattern one to review and compare with pattern two.

Finally, a small rant on my personal philosophy This position is related to a G major chord shape. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Only the colour difference you can see in both the type. Content tailored to you.

If Eb is the root of a chord, the relationship to the notes of an F Minor Pentatonic scale are: Up, as going higher, as in making higher pitched notes, as in moving towards the bridge? You can also incorporate some pwntatoniche licks.

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You can use all the same shapes you’ve already learned for the G major pentatonic scale. The E minor box form is the same as the G Major box form. The single-octave patterns can be linked sfale produce two diagonal patterns, each repeated three times. Download a PDF chord chart for this jam track by clicking here.

When practicing, I like to repeat the root note at the end because you can start a new scale from that note. Let’s focus on position 1. It simply gives us a pattern to follow.


The notes in F Aeolian are: Another common mode used with a Bbm9 chord is Bb Dorian, so to make this lesson extra thorough, here’s a diagram showing the Bb Dorian mode along with the F Minor Pentatonic scale. We’ll start with the obvious and less creative solutions and work our way into more interesting territory.

Except they CAN be construed as the same in some ways. The figure below shows all the notes of an F Minor Pentatonic Scale from the 1st to 13th fret.

The 5 Pentatonic Scale Shapes

The names refer to the chord shape made up of the red and green dots that is surrounded by the scale shape. But the important difference is the location of the root, which is of course different for major and minor pentatonic scales.

Here are the links to all of the lessons on the beginner scales. Only penyatoniche notes arranged in easy to remember beginner guitar scales.

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Bigstock photo The major pentatonic scale is mostly used in country, folk country rock, blues and jazz.