‘G Minor Pentatonic’ contains the following notes: G – Bb – C – D – F The relative major of G minor is Bb major. For an in depth lesson on the theory behind the minor 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. Let’s look at the open position and the 5 moveable positions for G minor pentatonic:
3rd Position (lowest fret is 3)
5th Position (lowest fret is 5)
7th Position (lowest fret is 7)
10th Position (lowest fret is 10)
12th Position (lowest fret is 12)
Quick Links: Major and Minor Pentatonic Scales on the Guitar
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