Announcement: GuitarControl.com releases “Lead Guitar Lesson on Pentatonic Scale Patterns”

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GuitarControl.com released a new video guitar lesson from GuitarControl.com instructor and creator Claude Johnson. In this guitar lesson, now available on YouTube.com, Claude Johnson teaches a lesson on pentatonic scale patterns.

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“Maybe you have seen this a thousand times”, says Johnson, “but it is always good to review the fundamentals”. Claude demonstrates the 5 patterns of the pentatonic scale in the key of A as follows. Pattern 1; 5th fret of the 6th string with first finger to the 8th fret with 4th finger, 5th fret of the 5th string with first finger to the 7th fret with 3rd finger and then repeat this sequence on the 4th and 3rd strings, 5th fret of the 2nd string with first finger to the 8th fret with 4th finger and then repeat for the first string. Pattern 2; 8th fret of the 6th string with 2nd finger to the 10th fret with 4th finger, 7th fret of the 5th string with first finger to the 10th fret with 4th finger and repeat this sequence for the 4th string, 7th fret of the 3rd string with first finger to the 9th fret with 3rd finger, 8th fret of the 2nd string with 2nd finger to the 10th fret with 4th finger and repeat this sequence for the first string. Pattern 3; 10th fret with 2nd finger to the 12th fret with 3rd finger for the 6th, 5th and 4th strings, 9th fret of the 3rd string with first finger to the 12th fret with 3rd finger, 10th fret of the 2nd string with 2nd finger to the 13th fret with 4th finger and 10th fret of the first string with first finger to the 12th fret with 3rd finger. Pattern 4; 12th fret with first finger to the 15th fret with 4th finger on the 6th and 5th strings, 12th fret with first finger to the 14th fret with 3rd finger for the 4th and 3rd strings, 13th fret of the 2nd string with 2nd finger to the 15th fret with 4th finger and 12th fret of the first string with first finger to the 15th fret with 4th finger. And finally Pattern 5; played one octave lower, 3rd fret with first finger to the 5th fret with 3rd finger for the 6th and 5th strings, 2nd fret with first finger to the 5th fret with 4th finger for the 4th and 3rd strings, 3rd fret with first finger to the 5th fret with 3rd finger for the 2nd and first strings. Guitar TAB’s are available for this easy lead guitar lesson at GuitarControl.com.

Claude Johnson
Claude Johnson, a native of Philadelphia PA, began playing guitar in 1990 after being inspired by players like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray Vaughn. He is the creator of GuitarControl.com and has helped 1000’s of people to learn to play the guitar with his critically acclaimed instructional DVD courses, all available at GuitarControl.com

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