The A Minor Pentatonic Scale!

Most everyone is familiar with the scale pattern located at the fifth fret in this key. Let’s bust out of that box, and check out a few others in our journey to fretboard mastery.

A Minor Pentatonic has the notes A, C, D, E, and G. 5 tones. Get it?
Here’s a commonly traveled avenue! It’s especially popular due to its symmetry, making it easy to play with your index and ring finger, and easy to visualize!
Now let’s take it back down.

If you have any questions, shoot me an e-mail at and I’d be more than happy to talk with you about some applications of this scale, as well as talk about the one-on-one lessons offered here at, through the “lessons” tab you see at the top of the screen. Let’s do this!