Watch the 5 Patterns Workout: Major online guitar lesson by Ariane Cap from Pentatonic Playground For Bass

In this video, we'll move a major pentatonic groove through all five patterns. Borrowed from the Blues Brothers, this riff can be comfortably played in all five shapes.

While some patterns lend themselves better to certain shapes than others, a riff like this can be executed in all five patterns as it revolves around the root and does not use big jumps.