Monday, May 28, 2012

THE DOMINANT PENTATONIC SCALE

THE DOMINANT PENTATONIC SCALE.

It is a five note or "Pentatonic Scale" that contains the intervals: 1,2,3,5,b7.

So the same notes as a Dom9 chord, so the scale can be thought of as a Dom9 arpeggio, because... it is one.

It does lay on the fretboard in a way that make quite nice "scale boxes" as you will see below.

The 4th mode of the scale is quite interesting as well, it gives the intervals: 1,b3,4,5,6, so is a sort of Dorian themed pentatonic. I understand a lot of blues guys make this scale by flattening the b7 to a 6 in normal Minor Pentatonic. I think I first heard of this scale was in a Robben Ford video years ago, but however you create it, the notes are the same.

I'll probably do some diagrams for this Dorian Pentatonic soon.

I DID ALREADY CLICK HERE FOR THE DORIAN PENTATONIC SCALE!!!

The free guitar scale diagrams below lay out THE DOMINANT PENTATONIC SCALE for you all over the neck and as the five interlocking positions that link together to let you play the scale any where on the neck in any key.

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