F Minor Pentatonic
This F Minor Pentatonic Scale exercise. This type of scale is used in thousands of guitar solos and is something that every guitar player should be comfortable with. This scale drill is the five patterns the F minor pentatonic scale covering the whole guitar neck. Start this exercise on pattern one on the first fret of the sixth string. Play through the scale up to the first string and back down. Make sure you repeat the highest note on each box to keep all the patterns in an even sixteenth note grouping. When you get back to the first fret on the sixth string, quickly switch to the fourth fret with the first finger and play through pattern three.
After pattern three switch to the eighth fret and play through pattern four. Next is pattern five from the eighth fret, and then pattern seven from the eleventh fret. Once you get through pattern seven on the eleventh fret, shift to the eighth fret on the sixth string and play pattern five again. Continue to work your way back down the neck playing through each pattern. When you get through pattern one on the first fret, shift right to pattern three again. Play through the whole sequence up to the twelfth fret and back down again. End the exercise on the first fret sixth string.
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