Major/Minor Pentatonic positions
Here is your 5 positions for the major/minor pentatonic. bear in mind the relative minor/major (check our circle of fifths guide). Due to this, you essentially learn both scales at once! our example is the C Major/A minor pentatonic; to transpose, move the pattern up to the desired root note. Example, if you wanted to play D Major, start the Major Position 1 on the 10th fret of your guitar.
Minor Position 1/Major Position 5:
Minor Position 2/Major Position 1:
Minor Position 3/Major Position 2:
Minor Position 4/Major Position 3:
Minor Position 5/Major Position 4:
Practice these positions in various keys until you feel comfortable moving on. then head over to our Major scale lesson!