‘B Flat Minor Pentatonic’ contains the following notes:

Bb – Db – Eb – F – Ab

The relative major of Bb minor is Db 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. There is no open position for Bb minor pentatonic. Instead, let’s look at the 5 moveable positions for Bb minor pentatonic:

1st Position (lowest fret is 1)
B Flat Minor Pentatonic 1st Position Frets
B Flat Minor Pentatonic 1st Position Notes
3rd Position (lowest fret is 3)
B Flat Minor Pentatonic 3rd Position Frets
B Flat Minor Pentatonic 3rd Position Notes
6th Position (lowest fret is 6)
 
8th Position (lowest fret is 8)
B Flat Minor Pentatonic 8th Position Frets
B Flat Minor Pentatonic 8th Position Notes
10th Position (lowest fret is 10)
B Flat Minor Pentatonic 10th Position Frets
B Flat Minor Pentatonic 10th Position Notes

Quick Links:

Major and Minor Pentatonic Scales on the Guitar

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