‘G flat minor pentatonic’ contains the following notes:

Gb – Bbb – Cb – Db – Fb

The minor pentatonic scale in general is one of the easiest and most useful scales to learn on the guitar. The Gb minor pentatonic scale can be used over Gb minor chords and songs in the key of Gb minor.

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

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 Gb minor pentatonic:

Gb Minor Pentatonic Scale in the Open Position

G Flat Minor Pentatonic Open Position Frets
G Flat Minor Pentatonic Open Position Notes

Gb Minor Pentatonic Scale CAGED Positions

Here are the 5 CAGED positions for the Gb minor pentatonic scale on the guitar (notes and tabs).

Gb Minor Pentatonic Scale in the 2nd Position (lowest fret is 2)

G Flat Minor Pentatonic 2nd Position Frets
G Flat Minor Pentatonic 2nd Position Notes

Gb Minor Pentatonic Scale in the 4th Position (lowest fret is 4)

G Flat Minor Pentatonic 4th Position Frets
G Flat Minor Pentatonic 4th Position Notes

Gb Minor Pentatonic Scale in the 6th Position (lowest fret is 6)

G Flat Minor Pentatonic 6th Position Frets
G Flat Minor Pentatonic 6th Position Notes

Gb Minor Pentatonic Scale in the 9th Position (lowest fret is 9)

G Flat Minor Pentatonic 9th Position Frets
G Flat Minor Pentatonic 9th Position Notes

Gb Minor Pentatonic Scale in the 11th Position (lowest fret is 11)

G Flat Minor Pentatonic 11th Position Frets
G Flat Minor Pentatonic 11th Position Notes

Further Reading

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