The Guitarist’s Favorite Scale

In This Chapter

  • Creating closed scales
  • Discovering the pentatonic scale
  • Finding the relative minor pentatonic scale
  • Playing the pentatonic scale in five positions
  • Shifting between pentatonic positions

As you learned in the last chapter, sometimes the easiest way to take advantage of a lot of information is to focus on simply being able to use just some of it. Trimming the five forms of CAGED down to three (E, D, and A) not only made sense in terms of remembering the placement of chords based on their component notes, but it also made it easier to move from any one of the E, D, and A forms to another. ...

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