ESSENTIAL RESOURCE:
PENTATONIC SCALE PATTERNS & BACKING TRACKS IN ALL KEYS

Backing tracks are fun, and they are also a great learning tool because they can help you "check your work" in real time. I've shared the 5 minor pentatonic scale patterns (using the CAGED system) below.

For beginners, pick a pattern and try it out in a few keys with the backing tracks. Intermediate level players can practice all the patterns in all the keys while saying the note names aloud

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MINOR PENTATONIC SCALE THEORY & PATTERNS

Each Minor Pentatonic Scale contains 5 different notes. I've spelled them out below for each key:

E Minor Pentatonic: E G A B D
A Minor Pentatonic: A C D E G
C Minor Pentatonic: C Eb F G Bb
G Minor Pentatonic: G Bb C D F
D Minor Pentatonic: D F G A C
F Minor Pentatonic: F Ab Bb C Eb
B Minor Pentatonic: B D E F# A
Bb Minor Pentatonic: Bb Db Eb F Ab
Eb Minor Pentatonic: Eb Gb Ab Bb Db
Ab Minor Pentatonic: Ab Cb Db Eb Gb
Db Minor Pentatonic: Db Fb Gb Ab Cb / C# Minor Pentatonic: C# E F# G# A
F# Minor Pentatonic: F# A B C# E

E Minor Pentatonic Jam Track:

A Minor Pentatonic Jam Track:

C Minor Pentatonic Jam Track:

G Minor Pentatonic Jam Track:

D Minor Pentatonic Jam Track:

F Minor Pentatonic Jam Track:

B Minor Pentatonic Jam Track: