‘G Minor Pentatonic’ contains the following notes: G – Bb – C – D – F The relative major of G minor is Bb 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. Let’s look at the open position and the 5 moveable positions for G minor pentatonic:

Open Position
G Minor Pentatonic Open Position Frets
G Minor Pentatonic Open Position Notes
3rd Position (lowest fret is 3)
G Minor Pentatonic 3rd Position Frets
G Minor Pentatonic 3rd Position Notes
5th Position (lowest fret is 5)
G Minor Pentatonic 5th Position Frets
G Minor Pentatonic 5th Position Notes
7th Position (lowest fret is 7)
 
10th Position (lowest fret is 10)
G Minor Pentatonic 10th Position Frets
G Minor Pentatonic 10th Position Notes
12th Position (lowest fret is 12)
G Minor Pentatonic 12th Position Frets
G Minor Pentatonic 12th Position Notes

Quick Links: Major and Minor Pentatonic Scales on the Guitar

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