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Pentatonic Minor Patterns

 

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This image shows how all five patterns (or "boxes") of the A Minor Pentatonic Scale fit together end to end across the fretboard.

The first fretboard shows all five "walls" or "frameworks" that create the visual references we guitarists call the "boxes" of pentatonic. Below the first fretboard is each pattern (1-5) shown in color to highlight where it is in the overall system.

Now you've been introduced to the concept of the pentatonic scale and how it forms an integrated pattern of interconnected fretboard shapes. When you are ready, you can move forward to this tutorial that demonstrates how to systematically practice all five shapes.

Pentatonic Minor Scale Exercise - All 5 Shapes

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