What Is A Pentatonic Scale On Guitar? Lesson With TAB & Scale Patterns

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What is a pentatonic scale on guitar? On this page we take a look at the two main pentatonic scales used in guitar playing: the pentatonic minor and pentatonic major scales. We’ll find out how they’re constructed and how both can be used in your own guitar playing.

Guitar TAB and patterns for both scales have been provided, so you’ll be able to learn and use the scales in your own playing.

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Dorian Mode Pentatonic Licks: Learn A Simple Trick For Creating & Playing Original Dorian Phrases

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Did you know that there’s an easy way to play jazzy Dorian modal licks? In this lesson we show you how to create Dorian mode solos using common pentatonic scale shapes.

Most guitarists are familiar with pentatonic scales and are confident playing them in one or more fretboard positions. The same scale shapes can also be used to play Dorian modal licks. Read on to find out how…

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Jazz Guitar Chords

Jazz Guitar Chords

There are literally thousands of jazz guitar chords, but don’t worry: you don’t have to learn them all to start playing jazz.

On this page we’ll show you how jazz guitarists play many types of chord. We’ll start simple, then hit you with some complex ‘altered’ shapes.

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Diminished Arpeggios And Diminished Licks

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Diminished arpeggios can be used by guitarists in any style of music, but they are particularly popular among jazz and metal guitarists.

In this lesson we show you how to play diminished arpeggios. We have also provided example diminished licks in jazz and metal styles. By playing these you’ll be able to hear how the arpeggios sound in a musical setting.

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