Minor Pentatonic - Intro
Find the Minor Pentatonic Intro below.
- Em shape
Minor Pentatonic Em shape
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- Am shape
Minor Pentatonic Am shape
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- Dm shape
Minor Pentatonic Dm shape
Go to Minor Pentatonic Dm shape.
- Gm shape
Minor Pentatonic Gm shape
Go to Minor Pentatonic Gm shape.
- Cm shape
Minor Pentatonic Cm shape
Go to Minor Pentatonic Cm shape.
- Connect Shapes
Connect Minor Pentatonic Shapes
- Cycle Of 4ths
Minor Pentatonic Cycle Of 4ths
Minor Pentatonic Improvisation
Learn how to play the minor pentatonic scale!
If you’re only gonna learn one scale to solo with on the guitar it would have to be the minor pentatonic.
When practicing with the video exercises, aim to clearly see the relationship between the minor chord shapes and the minor pentatonic scale shapes.
Take note of intervals inside every scale shape and measure your progression using the Work Book (a part of The Spy Tunes Method).
To see how the minor pentatonic shapes move around the guitar neck in different keys and shapes, use Chordacus.
How to use the minor pentatonic scale
The pentatonic scales can be used in two different ways; either as a blanket scale, adding various intervals and mixing it with the major pentatonic.
To use the minor pentatonic like this, improvise over Blues Jam Tracks.
The other way you can use the minor pentatonic is to apply the concept of new chord = new scale.
This approach will follow the roman numerals and you simply apply relevant minor pentatonic as the chords move on.
Using the pentatonic this way you will unlock the secret to how popular music works. To learn more, check the 2 Chord Loops.