Pentatonic scales are the first scales most guitar players learn to solo with. They are great
for blues and rock. But they can also be used for jazz and fusion too.
Pentatonics scales can also be used in unusual ways. You can use substitue pentatonic and altered pentatonics
too for some cool sounds indeed. Eric Johnson and Steve Khan are two of my favorite exponents of "substitute"
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Pentatonic scales and relative modes diagram This pentatonic chart shows you the five
pentatonic position fingerings and the related modal fingerings for Dorian/Lydian, Aeolian/Ionian,
Phrygian/Mixolydian. The modes depend on whether you are using the pentatonic scale as a major or minor
Pentatonic substitution ideas How to use the common pentatonic scale in "uncommon"
ways. Learn to add some really exciting new sounds to your improvising by using these pentatonic