Here’s the A diatonic major scale, in the open position. All of the open scales are a little bit different, due to the constraint of using open notes. Therefore, it is worthwhile learning each one!
In this lesson we’ll cover the ultimate solo scale… the three position pentatonic climb. This scale is an awesome one to use, because it gives you a great range of high and low notes all nicely integrated in an easy-to-use scale pattern.
Once you’ve mastered this scale, the next step is to learn how to add chromatic passing notes to it.
Every open scale has its own little quirks to it, so it is worthwhile learning and practicing the most common open scales in addition to the more standard closed scales. This one is A pentatonic minor.
E pentatonic minor is one of the most important scales you can learn, because it is used so often. This lesson talks about how to use it in the two position. Before watching this lesson, please checkout the previous one on E Pentatonic Minor Open.
Here’s the tab for the E Pentatonic Minor scale, two position open: