‘B Major Pentatonic’ contains the following notes:

B – C# – D# – F# – G#

The relative minor of B 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 B major pentatonic:

Open Position

B Major Pentatonic Open Position Frets

B Major Pentatonic Open Position Notes

1st Position (lowest fret is 1)

B Major Pentatonic 1st Position Frets

B Major Pentatonic 1st Position Notes

4th Position (lowest fret is 4)

B Major Pentatonic 4th Position Frets

B Major Pentatonic 4th Position Notes

6th Position (lowest fret is 6)

B Major Pentatonic 6th Position Frets

B Major Pentatonic 6th Position Notes

8th Position (lowest fret is 8)

B Major Pentatonic 8th Position Frets
B Major Pentatonic 8th Position Notes

11th Position (lowest fret is 11)

B Major Pentatonic 11th Position Frets

B Major Pentatonic 11th Position Notes

 

Quick Links:

Major and Minor Pentatonic Scales on the Guitar

B major

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