Watch the Minor Pentatonic Scale online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Play Jazz Guitar 2: Rhythm & Lead Fundamentals

There will certainly be many scales in your future as a jazz guitarist. But many players of various styles start with the minor pentatonic scale. This is a fairly easy group of notes to get down, but you can actually play a ton of things with it, so don't let it's simplicity deceive you into thinking that it isn't important... because it is!