How to Play a Major Pentatonic Scale
By: Jerry A. Greene
Question: How do you create and play in a pentatonic scale that is built off of a major scale?
Answer: The major pentatonic scale is very easy to figure out. First, you need to know your key signatures and major scales. The easiest to figure out would be C Pentatonic, since there are no sharps and flats.
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One of the great things about playing in a major pentatonic scale, is that you can improvise and never sound "wrong". Just make sure you center around the 1st degree of the scale and see what you can come up with!