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# Pentatonic Scale: Exploiting Shapes

Instructor: Rick Graham
Topic: Scales
Style: Any Style
• Instructor: Rick Graham Level: Intermediate Topic: Scales Style: Any Style

Excerpt: Hey there and thanks for joining me! I'd like to take the idea I discussed in my previous lesson regarding exploiting shapes and apply it to various scales. Let's start with the good old minor pentatonic scale. OK, we can apply the same principle that we applied in the previous seventh arpeggios lesson. This time we are going to find our shape by playing t...

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• Instructor: Rick Graham Level: Intermediate Topic: Scales Style: Any Style

Excerpt: Here we have the first four notes of the first position of A minor pentatonic scale: A,C,D,E which gives us our first shape in the first position.

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• Instructor: Rick Graham Level: Intermediate Topic: Scales Style: Any Style

Excerpt: Here we have the first four notes of the second position of A minor pentatonic scale: C,D,E,G which gives us our second shape in the second position.

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• Instructor: Rick Graham Level: Intermediate Topic: Scales Style: Any Style

Excerpt: Here we have the first four notes of the third position of A minor pentatonic scale: D,E,G,A which gives us our third shape in the third position.

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• Instructor: Rick Graham Level: Intermediate Topic: Scales Style: Any Style

Excerpt: Here we have the first four notes of the fourth position of A minor pentatonic scale: E,G,A,C which gives us our fourth shape in the fourth position.

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• Instructor: Rick Graham Level: Intermediate Topic: Scales Style: Any Style

Excerpt: Here we have the first four notes of the fifth position of A minor pentatonic scale: G,A,C,D which gives us our fifth shape in the fifth position.

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