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MAJOR SCALE PATTERNS & BACKING TRACKS IN ALL KEYS

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C Major
F Major
Bb Major
Eb Major
Ab Major
Db Major
Gb Major
B Major
E Major
A Major
D Major

G Major

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MAJOR SCALES & PATTERNS

Here are the 12 Major Scales:

C Major: C D E F G A B C
F Major: F G A Bb C D E F
Bb Major: Bb C D Eb F G A Bb
Eb Major: Eb F G Ab Bb C D Eb
Ab Major: Ab Bb C Db Eb F G Ab
Db Major: Db Eb F Gb Ab Bb C Db
Gb Major: Gb Ab Bb Cb Db Eb F Gb
B Major: B C# D# E F# G# A# B
E Major: E F# G# A B C# D# E
A Major: A B C# D E F# G# A
D Major: D E F# G A B C# D
G Major: G A B C D E F# G

MAJOR PENTATONIC SCALE THEORY AND PATTERNS

Each Major Pentatonic Scale contains 5 different notes, which are the 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 scale degrees from a major scale. Here are the notes in each major pentatonic scale: 

C Major Pentatonic: C D E G A
F Major Pentatonic: F G A C D
Bb Major Pentatonic: Bb C D F G
Eb Major Pentatonic: Eb F G Bb C
Ab Major Pentatonic: Ab Bb C Eb F
Db Major Pentatonic: Db Eb F Ab Bb
F# Major Pentatonic:  F# G# A# C# D#
B Major Pentatonic:  B C# D# F# G#
E Major Pentatonic: E F# G# B C#
A Major Pentatonic:  A B C# E F#
D Major Pentatonic:  D E F# A B
G Major Pentatonic: G A B D E

STREAMABLE BACKING TRACKS TO POP CHORD PROGRESSIONS

I picked 12 of the most popular chord progressions to make these jam tracks, and they may sound familiar to you! Some of the progressions may sound like these hit songs (not in order): "A Face To Call Home," "Brown Eyed Girl," "Heart and Soul," "With or Without You," "Melody," "Closing Time," "Stay, Stay, Stay," "Run Away Train," "The Warrior," "The World Has Turned and Left Me Here," "Run Around," "You Live, You Learn"