E Major Pentatonic Scale

This is a series of diagram that show the E Major pentatonic scale on a fretboard diagram. The E Major pentatonic scale is derived from the E Major scale by dropping the 4th (A) and the 7th (D#) tones from the E Major scale. The E Major Pentatonic has a more 'upbeat' tonal quality than the E minor pentatonic and is found frequently in many different types of music such as country and rock.

You should be keen attention to the fact that if you are playing the A Major Pentatonic scale and you slide the position of the index finger up the the fretboard over two frets, you will be playing the equivalent scale in the minor pentatonic tonal area.

E Major Pentatonic Scale All Notes on Fretboard

E Major Pentatonic Scale
E Major pentatonic scale
E Major Pentatonic Scale
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