Watch the Major Pentatonic Scale online guitar lesson by Trey Alexander from Rock Guitar For Beginners
Let's talk about the good old Major Pentatonic Scale. This scale is a much happier version of our sad and dark version, the Minor Pentatonic. Great players such a Dicky Betts, B.B. King, Eric Clapton, and Jimi Hendrix have used this scale to make up some of the coolest solos.
Explanation: Let's learn the formula for a Major Pentatonic Scale and then begin to move it all over the fret board. I will provide you with chords for each of the scales so that you can hear the direct relationship with the notes of each scale.