Fretboard Playground – Pentatonic Extensions

SRV Style Riff Using the BB King Box

August 2, 2011 No Comments

Learn a SRV inspired riff using the BB King box in this pentatonic blues lesson.

Joe Bonamassa Clapton Box Riff

July 31, 2011 1 Comment

Now that we understand how the Clapton box works, we’re going to learn a juicy rock blues in the style of Joe Bonamassa to get some practice.

Clapton Box

July 27, 2011 2 Comments

We’ve got another pentatonic extension for you guys, this time it’s the Clapton box. You can make some killer chunky riffs with this pattern, so let’s get started.

Cream Style Riff Using Clapton Box

July 27, 2011 No Comments

The Clapton box is known for its low, grungy sound, and many bands, including Cream, have used it to create timeless riffs. We’ll show you how they might use it.

Chuck Berry Style Riff Using CB Box

July 27, 2011 1 Comment

What better way to study the Chuck Berry box than with a Chuck Berry style riff? We’ll show you the rock n’ roll legend would use his own box.

The Chuck Berry Box

July 27, 2011 1 Comment

Time for another pentatonic extension, this one named after the immortal Chuck Berry. Many a great lick can be played using this box, so let’s get started.

Black Crowes Style BB King Box Riff

July 27, 2011 No Comments

The Black Crowes have a bluesy, old school rock sound and love using pentatonic extensions to create some wailing solos. We’ll show you how.

The BB King Box

July 26, 2011 No Comments

Time to learn about one of the all time great areas for soloing – the BB King box. Four simple notes, an unlimited array of sounds.