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Learn To Master Your Scales In Just 10 Minutes Per Day!

01. Basic Training

02. Warming Up

03. The Exercises - Intro

04. The Exercises - Training

05. The Exercises - Slow

06. The Exercises - Medium

07. The Exercises - Fast

08. The Next Step - Intro

09. The Next Step - Linking Patterns

10. The Next Step - The Major Pentatonic

11. The Next Step - Changing Keys

12. The Next Step - Final Words

13. The 3 Hotspots

Below you’ll see tab for all 5 pentatonic shapes.You’ll notice some notes in patterns 1, 2 and 5 are displayed in red. These are your pentatonic ‘hotspots.’

Spend some time improvising with each of the 3 hotspots. Start using just one hotspot, and jam with it over your backing tracks. Then try the next hotspot for a while, before attempting the final hotspot.

Once you’ve had some fun with that, try mixing the 3 together.

One final tip: The notes shown in the square brackets eg. [7] are the root notes of the scale. If you’re playing in the key of A, the root note will be an A note. If you’re playing in D, the root note will be a D etc.

When you’re improvising, try finishing your licks, on the root note. You’ll notice it feels like ‘home.’ Feel free to let this note ring out a little to give your solo some space, and room to breathe, kind of like the period at end of a sentence. 

Always remember, don’t expect too much of yourself right out of the gate. Keep up the practice, and over time good things will happen.

Wow!  You completed the course! Congratulations! I bet you’re asking… now what?

The next step in your journey is to learn how to turn these scale shapes into killer, improvised solos.

Here is the course we recommend you checking out next:

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