Modal Improvisation Major Pentatonic

Modal Improvisation Major Pentatonic

Modal Improvisation Major Pentatonic Piano Tabs by Rockmaster

Learn Modal Improvisation in Major Pentatonic Scales
with Piano Tabs by Rockmaster

Modal Improvisation Major Pentatonic

The major pentatonic scale is probably the best place to start improvising.
This scale has only five notes but there is a lot that you can do with these five notes.

What is the major pentatonic scale?

If you take the major (Ionian) scale – a seven note scale – and drop the 4th and the 7th, you have a major pentatonic scale.
The five black keys on the piano form a major pentatonic (Gb) scale. As you will observe, the missing 4th and 7th are the white keys on either side of the 3 black keys.

Modal Improvisation – Gb Major Pentatonic

 

Improvisation Pentatonic F1

The C major pentatonic scale is all white keys. The missing 4th and 7th are also the white keys on either side of the 3 black keys.

Modal Improvisation – C Major Pentatonic

 

Improvisation Pentatonic F2

I give you two pentatonic scales. Now you form the rest by applying the principle outlined above.

 

Modal Improvisation Visual Patterns

Modal Improvisation Major Pentatonic