This page shows piano and treble clef diagrams of all minor scales, starting from note c. Pentatonic scales are cleaner as far as diagrams so theyre a little easier to work with. Learn altered pentatonics twist and turn your pentatonic scales to create amazing new colors in your solos by exploring altered pentatonics in your practice routine. I have over 2600 chords, chord boxes, scales and intervals shapes, and i guarantee you that a lot are ones youve never seen. A pentatonic scale is a musical scale with five notes per octave, in contrast to the heptatonic scale, which has seven notes per octave such as the major scale and minor scale pentatonic scales were developed independently by many ancient civilizations. The exercises in this book use the major scale, pentatonic scale, blues scale, and chromatic scale. Download a printable pdf file of the tab for these melodic patterns. It is an essential reference for all lead guitarists, and contains over guitar scale diagrams the guitar scales ebook can either be read onscreen or printed out. Something that cannot be said of the two notes of the major scale that are not included in the major pentatonic scale the 4th and 7th. There are three ways youll want to learn your major pentatonic scale forms. The only difference is which root notes you choose to target.
Link to guitar pro file of tab for the guitar locrian mode scale. How to use the simple pentatonic scale to solo over. Solo over any chord and progression with 1 scale learn how to use the pentatonic scale to solo over major, minor, dominant, altered, and other chords and progressions. Pentatonic and blues scales there is document pentatonic and blues scales available here for reading and downloading. Its an old tricked used by solo guitar playersand bass players for that matter. The file extension pdf and ranks to the documents category. Play scales very slowly with big bows keeping an even tone across the bow stroke practice scales with a drone pitch using the first note of the scale memorize the scales occasionally use a tuner to help you tune each pitch. These scales are often the first step that we take towards improvising. Pentatonic scales pdf and instructional video guitar alliance. These are not lessons, but supplements to my lessons. Each scale is provided as a separate pdf download with finger numbers above each note. I have other charts and ebooks available for download including a 7part.
They are still used all over the world, for example traditional music, country music, blues and metal. Pentatonic scale improvisation pentatonic scale soloing. As you will learn, these patterns can be transferred to all keys. Guitarmaps are a simple way to develop a better vision of the whole guitar fret board, allowing you to play solos anywhere on the guitar neck. Scales and arpeggios are an important topic to master for those who are learning how to play guitar, so grab this book and. C minor guitar scale pattern chart maps scales patterns. This book of written lessons is an excellent tool and reference manual to develop and enhance your guitar skills. Much though not all of the music of eastern asia, on the other hand, was for many centuries based on pentatonic scales, giving it a much different flavor that is also easy to recognize. How to use the pentatonic scale download free fiction. Pentatonic guitar magic how to use the simple pentatonic scale to solo over chords from blues to rock tojazz. Pentatonic and blues scales are effectively equivalent.
All trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners. Learn how to mix the major and minor pentatonic scales. For the most part, im going to deal with pentatonic scales, but you can do blues scales instead if you want. The guitar scales chart book features all of the widelyused guitar scales pentatonic, blues, etc. Chaurette, december 2012 there are 5 different ways to play a major scale on the guitar.
G major e minor pentatonic scale guitar scales the pentatonic scale is a favorite of many guitarists and its easy to see why. Guitar major pentatonic scale chart printable pdf subject. The minor pentatonic scale the pentatonic scale is one of the most commonly utilized scales in just about all genres of music. In other words, the major modes all contain a major pentatonic scale. Download all music scales and modes smp katolik frater maumere. Here is an overview of all the charts and other resources that are available on this. They each have a distinct pattern that can be played anywhere on the neck of the guitar.
Some decades before, some musicians use to earn millions just playing this scale. Guitar lovers manual is a digital book with sound in pdf format for printing purposes. Click here for instant access to the 17 page pentatonic scales chart. To view the part 2 video, download the tablature, access the onscreen tab viewer, download the mp3 jam track, and the pdf files for this guitar lesson, visi. Also, the pentatonic scale can be easily turned into the blues scale by adding the blues notes. Link to free printable guitar scales pdf file with all 5 positions of the guitar locrian mode scale. This is a 6 page worksheet covering all 5 forms of the basic and hybrid pentatonic scales. In this lesson you will be learning some ways to use the pentatonic scale in a solo. Pentatonic scale inluding all positions and pentatonic major. These are the four most common scales in pop and rock music. The guitar scales chart book is an ebook available as a printable pdf download.
Here are some free pdfs used to supplement my free video lessons. In a previous blog post, play guitar solo in any key without learning notes the 5 major scale patterns, we showed you how its possible to learn the patterns or shapes of any major scale without necessarily memorising the name of the notes being played. Chords and scale notes of different scales below you can find a big collection of over 300 scales please scroll down. Guitar chords and scales is a product developed by desktopmetronome. Guitar maps connect c minor guitar scales together so you can follow them up and down the fret board.
Check out my free video lessons on my free lessons page. Welcome to lesson 3 of the pentatonic scale, pentatonic blues licks. This pdf contains the diagrams for all the major and minor pentatonic scales in all keys for guitar in. Get your free instant download of the pdf version of this guide now. Link to free printable guitar scales pdf file with all 5 positions of the guitar lydian. Both the pentatonic major scale and minor scale have the same patterns. Printable scales written for the saxophone, including major, melodic minor, harmonic minor, natural minor and chromatic below are both printable pdf and html links to all the major, minor and chromatic scales. High graphic resolution enables printing of best quality large format printouts. You can print out some or all of it, slap it in a 3ring binder, mark it up at will, and print clean replacement pages as needed. Caged does a great job of associating major chords with pentatonic scale positions, but you. Learn minor pentatonic, major pentatonic, major and blues scales for bass guitar. This site is not directly affiliated with desktopmetronome.
Guitar lovers manual chord, arpeggio and scale pdf with. And it is not hard to discover the reason why everybody uses and abuses of this scale. Printable downloadable major pentatonic scale guitar chart. Using the same approach, here is an even better trick. See the scale notes and most important chords for each key of your keyboard. The final section of this course does include a few challenges that are generally not considered. Check out the downloads page for descriptions of all the files. The scales are used often for composing melodies and for. Several typical pentatonic blues licks will be used as a starting point to develop your knowledge of the pentatonic scale. Use the download button below or simple online reader. Com the 5 patterns of the major pentatonic scale for guitar. All keys are shown, including the commonly used 12 keys of the circle of fifths diagram, and other theoretical ie. It tabs out the pentatonic scales in all 12 major and minor keys.
We will then explore the application of the scale from a jazz improvisation standpoint applying the scale to number of different chord types and common progressions. Each one connects to the next and continues down and up the fretboard. Isbn 18973111 this electronic edition, isbn 18973111, may be copied and distributed without prior written permission of the publisher provided that this edition is not altered in any way, shape, or form, and that it is distributed for free. Pentatonics can also be used in a variety of ways from a one scale fits all approach to. In chapters 1 3, i demonstrate playing to these same backing tracks. A minor pentatonic contains scale degrees 1, b3, 4, 5, and b7. Every scale and sequence shown in the program is transcribed and detailed in the included guitar tab pdf file. Free printable guitar scales 14 most commonly used scales.
Below is a download link for the pentatonic scale pdf. Clicking on the graphics will start playback of the integrated sound. Free guitar scales pdf 84 scale and arpeggios chart. Learn how to mix the major and minor pentatonic scales guitar. This worksheet is suitable for all levels of guitar player. It contains the sections chord, scale and arpeggio. To view the part 2 video, download the tablature, access the onscreen tab viewer, download the mp3 jam track, and the pdf files for this guitar. Link to page dedicated to the guitar locrian mode scale. Guitar scale command full program videos, tabs, and.
Download a pdf containing the major pentatonic scales in all 12 keys. A minor pentatonic scale all patterns created date. Download the free pdf 15 ways to master scales on guitar by clicking the download this file button on the right. Simply click the pdf link in the right column under the ad. Free guitar scales ebook scale and arpeggio patterns pdf. Click here to download this free printable guitar scales chart pdf to your.
The minor pentatonic scale by paul tauterouff the minor pentatonic scale is one of the most commonly scales used in rock, blues, country and jazz music. We offer a collection of free printable piano scale sheets in pdf format. They are distinguished by the fact that the tonic root or 1 st note of the scale. Gj ebook hq guitarjamz free lessons for all levels by. Complete pentatonic scale guide for guitar matt warnock. You can get access to all my jazz piano courses when you join the jazz tutorial membership a paid monthly subscription that gives you complete access for. The root notes a in these examples are circled so that you can learn their locations. If you are playing in a minor key, use that minor pentatonic. Cs relative minor pentatonic scale, a minor pentatonic, begins on the 6 th scale degree of the major pentatonic scale shown above.11 840 1075 1330 1226 766 94 1090 1457 677 1151 863 570 791 564 593 1308 731 919 463 1419 310 271 191 237 1399 1046 1241 1293 1106 1372