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Practising pentatonic scales on guitar

Practising pentatonic scales on guitar

Quite some time I am playing the guitar. I have an acoustic and electric one (a black Ibanez EXR-170 for those interested). A friend of mine recommended practicing pentatonic scales. I looked up some link and started practising, this improved my guitar solo skills for sure. Here are the links I found:

Overview of the pentatonic scales:

Backing music which can be used to practise solos

Video Tutorial

Ibanez EXR-170
Ibanez EXR-170
Synthesia: Free piano learning application

Synthesia: Free piano learning application

Synthesia is a very cool game for beginner, novice and expert piano players. At first sight it looks a little bit like Guitar Hero, but now it is used for piano. Here are some more screenshots. Nice about synthesia is that it is free. The free version can load all the midi files you want, but does not show any sheet music. If you want to see the sheet music you have to buy Synthesia for $18.

Synthesia screenshot
Synthesia screenshot