In this free mandolin lesson by Brad Laird you'll learn to play 2 pentatonic scales and how to construct them. Pentatonic scales are very useful tools when improvising on the mandolin. To learn more about improvising explore the Premium Download Pentatonic Improv Basics.
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Pentatonic Improvisation Basics by Brad Laird is a video lesson that teaches you the basics of using the pentatonic scale. You'll first learn the scale itself and then some ways to use the scale when improvising. Pentatonic scales are a wonderful tool for improvising because the scales are simple and it is hard to hit a wrong note. Jam tracks are included so you can practice soloing with this scale over different chord progressions. $5.99
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