Investigating the minor pentatonic (double stops)

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Today is about having fun, using double stops from the minor pentatonic.

If necessary, remind yourself which notes are tensions.

Practice suggestions

There’s no right or wrong here.  Just enjoy it.

Double stops

Below are the available double stops on the 5th and 4th strings, for E minor pentatonic.  There are four double stops, one of these using the notes at fret 5 on both the 5th and 4th strings.  Click the image to enlarge.


Next time

Don’t rush making use of today’s info.  Spend time.  Howe can you apply emphasis in different ways, especially rhythmically.  Next, we’ll start to look at how the minor pentatonic can be used to create very different sounds in a different musical context.  Have fun until then!!

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