‘B Flat Major Pentatonic’ contains the following notes:

Bb – C – D – F – G

The relative minor of Bb major is G 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. Let’s look at the open position and the 5 moveable positions for Bb major pentatonic:

Open Position

B Flat Major Pentatonic Open Position Frets

B Flat Major Pentatonic Open Position Notes

3rd Position (lowest fret is 3)

B Flat Major Pentatonic 3rd Position Frets

B Flat Major Pentatonic 3rd Position Notes

5th Position (lowest fret is 5)

B Flat Major Pentatonic 5th Position Frets

B Flat Major Pentatonic 5th Position Notes

7th Position (lowest fret is 7)

B Flat Major Pentatonic 7th Position Frets
B Flat Major Pentatonic 7th Position Notes

10th Position (lowest fret is 10)

B Flat Major Pentatonic 10th Position Frets

B Flat Major Pentatonic 10th Position Notes

12th Position (lowest fret is 12)

B Flat Major Pentatonic 12th Position Frets

B Flat Major Pentatonic 12th Position Notes

 

Quick Links:

Major and Minor Pentatonic Scales on the Guitar

Bb major scale

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