Real Guitar Adventure for Grownups

A Minor Pentatonic Scale With Free Jam Track

in Guitar Skills | 2 comments

The A minor pentatonic scale is easily the most popular scale to learn for improvising on the guitar.

You’ll learn how to play the basic A minor pentatonic scale step-by-step. And I’ll show you a fun way to practice it so that it becomes natural.

Then you’ll learn a lick you can use with the scale  for improvising.

For even more fun you can download a free jam track to play along with.

Free Jam Track

Play Or Download the Jam Track below.

Free Scale Fingering Diagram 

Download the A Minor Pentatonic Scale Fingering Diagram

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Tomas Michaud


  1. So if this is the 12 bar blues, do I ever adjust what scale I’m using or do I use the A minor Pentatonic through the whole thing? I assume the backing track is playing the A7 for the first 4 measures, then D7 for two, then A7 for two, then E7, D7, A7, E7 (these 7th chords are all minors I guess). Thank you for your video!

    Phil smith

    January 25, 2018

    • HI Phil… Good question. You do play the one scale (A minor pentatonic) throughout the entire progression. It works! Try it out. I am using the A7, D7 and E7 chords. They are not minor, but rather what’s called dominant 7th chords (major with a 7th note added). Go figure 🙂 – Tomas

      Tomas Michaud

      January 30, 2018

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