A Deeper Look at Pentatonics

Blues Soloing Essentials – Moving Pentatonics

August 9, 2011 1 Comment

Occasionally, a player will have to change which pentatonic scale he uses to solo depending on what chord is being played. Today we’ll show you the easiest way to do it.

Intro to the Blues Group

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Welcome to the Blues Group! The Blues Group consists of several key scales and additions that work very well for blues soloing, each with it’s own flavor.

The Blues Group – The Funk Note

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Now it’s time for the most groovin’ member of the Blues Group – the funk note. This note has some serious mojo and is one of the secrets behind all things funk.

The Blues Group – Dorian Scale

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The next member of the Blues Group is also the jazziest – this time it’s the Dorian scale. The Dorian scale is great for Latin, jazz based blues, and more.

The Blues Group – Blue Note

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You couldn’t have the blues group without the blue note! By just adding one note you can infuse some serious soul into your solos. We’ll show you how.

The Blues Group – Black Dog Note

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Next up in our blues group is the black dog note. This note creates a smooth flow back to our root note and has been used by Zeppelin, Kiss, Black Sabbath, and more.