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Music Theory to help you learn new and exciting pentatonics

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Understanding some music theory is incredibly useful. By learning some of the many pentatonic scales that are out there, you will be able to create new and interesting sounds when you solo.

Most guitar players feel comfortable with these two…

  • Minor Pentatonic: 1 b3 4 5 b7
  • Major Pentatonic: 1 2 3 5 6

Music Theory to help you learn new and exciting pentatonics

 But there are many other types of pentatonics. Let’s look at a few of them. You can click on the link next to each scale to get more info about it.

  • Minor 6th Pentatonic: 1 b3 4 5 6
  • Major b6 Pentatonic: 1 2 3 5 b6
  • Major b2 Pentatonic:1 b2 3 5 6
  • Dorian Pentatonic:1 2 b3 5 6
  • Wholetone Pentatonic:1 2 3 b6 b7
  • Iwato Pentatonic: 1 b2 4 b5 b7

There are many more types of pentatonics. If you would like to learn them, then I recommend subscribing to the Pentatonic Mastery newsletter. This will give you access to more music theory and information about pentatonics.