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ChristopherSchlegel
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ChristopherSchlegel
Guitar Tricks Instructor
Joined: 08/09/05
Posts: 8,313
10/08/2011 3:58 pm
Hey, Jimmy! Welcome to GT.
Originally Posted by: Poppa JI'm really stuck in the Pentatonic mode
and can't seem to get out of it and I'm frustrated that I can't get beyond that mode so if anyone can help me, I would really appreciate it.

You might want to go through the Core Learning System to get a solid foundation.

http://www.guitartricks.com/corelearningsystem.php

Do GF 1 & 2, then pick a style. :)

These tutorials will show you the diatonic scales & how to use the pentatonic boxes as a tool to view & play them.

Pentatonic Scales: Boxes & Frameworks
http://www.guitartricks.com/tutorial.php?input=296

Major Scale Patterns & Positions
http://www.guitartricks.com/tutorial.php?input=453

Minor Scale Patterns & Positions
http://www.guitartricks.com/tutorial.php?input=887

If you are just wondering how to get past pentatonic, then have a look at these lessons that use the pentatonic scale but add in diatonic notes for more flavor.

Major Notes In Minor Pentatonic Series 1
http://www.guitartricks.com/tutorial.php?input=217

Major Notes In Minor Pentatonic Series 2
http://www.guitartricks.com/tutorial.php?input=232

Major Notes In Minor Pentatonic Series 3
http://www.guitartricks.com/tutorial.php?input=826

Major Notes In Minor Pentatonic Series 4
http://www.guitartricks.com/tutorial.php?input=244

Give those a try. If you want something else, please ask! Have fun. :)
Christopher Schlegel
Guitar Tricks Instructor

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