C Major Pentatonic Scale

This diagram shows the C Major pentatonic scale on a detailed fretboard diagram. The diagram shows all the notes of the C Major Pentatonic scale and also shows the B and F notes that are dropped from the C Major scale to leave the 5 notes of the C Major pentatonic scale. The notes of the C Major Pentatonic scale are C, D, E , G, and A. Please note that the pattern labeled pattern 1 is the pattern that finds the root note (C) on the high and low E strings. The standard notation and tab shown below show the first two complete, patterns on the fretboard.

C Major pentatonic scale