L311 Em pentatonic scale bass fills on Am7

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My favorite scale substitution, playing a minor pentatonic from the 5th of a Minor chord (also useful for 7Sus chords).
In this example an E minor pentatonic scale (E G A B D) over an Am7 chord.

The fast triplet fill is with fast “shakes” (i think it is called), very much in the Abe Laboriel vibe:-)

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MarloweDK said,


June 15, 2011 @ 5:42 pm

Try and play an E MAJOR pentatonic scale over an AMaj7 chord;-)


ohairst said,


June 15, 2011 @ 4:24 pm

Great excercise. How would this theory apply if you are playing a major chord as the primary chord? Ex. amaj7 instead of a minor.


aizzoi said,


April 5, 2011 @ 1:22 pm

Great ! it open wide world of colourfull music ! thanks


MarloweDK said,


December 20, 2010 @ 12:35 pm

Look at some of the “calendar gift” links, thats examples of transcriptions /tabs.


ogya said,


December 20, 2010 @ 1:35 am

Hi Marlowe
Thanks for this great work
Would like to donate but cannot understand these ‘tabs’ thing. Are you able to explain how to interprete and use these ‘tabs’ before I donate please.
Thanks
Ogya


MarloweDK said,


November 14, 2010 @ 10:04 pm

Thank YOU!


aled9934 said,


November 14, 2010 @ 9:36 pm

Hi…meant to include the following 3 things w/ donation: your lessons are incredibly helpful; you are incredibly generous in posting lessons; & you are an outstanding teacher…thank you so much!!


Blyss said,


October 27, 2010 @ 7:41 pm

@cHino – tabs are the Devil and will earn you a one way ticket to Hades! lol


rolandm said,


October 24, 2010 @ 11:13 pm

Not sure you’d need a tab for it. I mean, he’s doing it right in front of you.


chino1689 said,


October 15, 2010 @ 6:19 pm

By any chance do you have a tabs for this?


 

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