G Flat Major Pentatonic Positions on the Guitar

‘G Flat Major Pentatonic’ contains the following notes:

Gb – Ab – Bb – Db – Eb

The relative minor of Gb major is Eb minor.

For an in depth lesson on the theory behind the major pentatonic scale, read the post on pentatonic scales.

Positions Along The Fretboard:

The best way to practice any guitar scale is to memorize the individual positions along the fretboard. As none of the notes in Gb major pentatonic can be played on the open strings, there is no ‘open position’ for this particular scale. Let’s look at the 5 moveable positions for Gb major pentatonic:

1st Position (lowest fret is 1)

G Flat Major Pentatonic 1st Position Frets

G Flat Major Pentatonic 1st Position Notes

3rd Position (lowest fret is 3)

G Flat Major Pentatonic 3rd Position Frets

G Flat Major Pentatonic 3rd Position Notes

6th Position (lowest fret is 6)

G Flat Major Pentatonic 6th Position Frets

G Flat Major Pentatonic 6th Position Notes

8th Position (lowest fret is 8)

G Flat Major Pentatonic 8th Position Frets

G Flat Major Pentatonic 8th Position Notes

 

11th Position (lowest fret is 11)

G Flat Major Pentatonic 11th Position Frets

G Flat Major Pentatonic 11th Position Notes

 

Quick Links:

Major and Minor Pentatonic Scales on the Guitar

Gb Major Scale


 

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