Introduction: Playing Minor Pentatonic Scale on Guitar
For this tutorial I am going to teach you how to play the basic Minor Pentatonic Scale, which is good for blues and other minor sounding music compositions.
You can play this scale anywhere on the guitars neck to just pick a starting fret and follow along!
Teachers! Did you use this instructable in your classroom?
Add a Teacher Note to share how you incorporated it into your lesson.
Step 1: Low E String
On the low E string you play the first fret, and the fourth fret.
Step 2: A String
Next up is the A string, on this one you play the first fret, then the 3rd.
Step 3: D String
Then the D string for this you also play the 1st and 3rd frets.
Step 4: G String
This is the last string where you play the first then 3rd fret.
Step 5: B String
For this string you go back to the pattern of the low E string where youll play the 1st fret, then the 4th
Step 6: High E String
Last one! For this you play the 1st then the 4th
Step 7: Overview
The red dots represent the fingering pattern. Again you can play this scale anywhere on the neck of the guitar. Try playing these notes in a random series to see how it sounds!