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Using the Major Pentatonic Scale

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In a blues context, we can use bends within the scale to create some nice lines. Here's a progression similar to "Key to the Highway" where all of our chords (A, E, D) are native to A major. This means we can use our A major pentatonic scale to play over all of these chords. In the 3rd beat of measure 1, we bend from the B up to the C# on our A chord. At the end of measure 2, we repeat this bend but an octave lower...
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