The A sharp Major pentatonic scale contains the following notes:

A# – B# – Cx – E# – Fx

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

The best way to practise any guitar scale is to memorize the individual positions along the fretboard. Let’s look at the open position for A# Major Pentatonic, as well as the 5 CAGED positions.

A# Major Pentatonic Scale in the Open Position

A Sharp Major Pentatonic Open Position Frets
A Sharp Major Pentatonic Open Position Notes

A# Major Pentatonic Scale CAGED Positions

Here are the 5 CAGED positions for the A# Major pentatonic scale on the guitar (notes and tabs).

A# Major Pentatonic Scale in the 3rd Position (lowest fret is 3)

A Sharp Major Pentatonic 3rd Position Frets
A Sharp Major Pentatonic 3rd Position Notes

A# Major Pentatonic Scale in the 5th Position (lowest fret is 5)

A Sharp Major Pentatonic 5th Position Frets
A Sharp Major Pentatonic 5th Position Notes

A# Major Pentatonic Scale in the 7th Position (lowest fret is 7)

A Sharp Major Pentatonic 7th Position Frets
A Sharp Major Pentatonic 7th Position Notes

A# Major Pentatonic Scale in the 10th Position (lowest fret is 10)

A Sharp Major Pentatonic 10th Position Frets
A Sharp Major Pentatonic 10th Position Notes

A# Major Pentatonic Scale in the 12th Position (lowest fret is 12)

A Sharp Major Pentatonic 12th Position Frets
A Sharp Major Pentatonic 12th Position Notes

That covers the CAGED positions for the A# Major pentatonic scale. Click on the following links to read more about arpeggios and related materials.

Further Reading

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