Watch the The Minor Pentatonic Formula online guitar lesson by David Wallimann from Guitar DNA: Pentatonics
A pentatonic scale is a 5 note scale. As you'll discover in this course, there are many pentatonic scales to choose from.
What makes a pentatonic scale unique is its formula. We'll start with the minor pentatonic scale, for which the formula is 1-b3-4-5-b7. In the next segments, you'll learn how to play the minor pentatonic scale in 5 positions.