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  1. Guitar: Theory & Playing
    So my guitar teacher blew my mind. I had always heard of the term but never learned it. So he taught me A Minor Pentatonic. He then showed how you can use it to improvise over songs. He used the backing track for i shot the sheriff and a led zeppelin song. What amazed me was how you could even...
  2. General Music Discussion
    Must be pentatonic minor with some saucy flat 5 action.
  3. Guitar: Theory & Playing
    Alright, I decided to do something useful and constructive with my 5,000th post instead of rattle off smartass remarks and random Internet memes. :lol: Ergo, I've started this thread, which will develop into a series of instruction on pentatonic scales, how to use them freely across the...
  4. Guitar: Theory & Playing
    Ideas on how to make the humble five-note scale sound more interesting... Post 'em up!:) Here's an A minor sequence based on groups of seven over four. The picking may look wierd, but it's the way I've found it flows the best...
  5. General Music Discussion
    This is really cool, and a pretty convincing argument that music is truly a universal language.
  6. Science 101 with Leon
    Bobby McFerrin hacks your brain with the pentatonic scale - Boing Boing :yesway:
  7. Guitar: Theory & Playing
    ...is fun!:) R 3 4 5 b7 Any blues-orientated players who'd like some new phrasing ideas should experiment with it, as it slots right into any blues progression, yet has a slightly exotic feel the twists everything up a bit. There's one song on Eric Johnson's 'Venus Isle' that based on it...
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