Blues harmonica lesson – Improvising using the major pentatonic scale over a 12 bar blues

Dec 7, 2016 | Intermediate Harmonica Lessons

Hello and welcome to this week’s harmonica lesson, where I will be showing you how to improvise using the major pentatonic scale over a 12 bar blues. We will be paying particularly close attention to which notes from the scale to target over each particular chord. This is the last of a little series of lessons on the major pentatonic scale; you can find links to the others at the bottom of this page.

You will need a harmonica in the key of C, and we will be playing in 2nd position in the key of G major.




Backing Track

Here is a backing track for you to practice playing along to.

 

Other Major Pentatonic Lessons

Here are some other lessons I have done on the major pentatonic scale.

Introduction to major pentatonic blues harmonica licks in 2nd position

Bring It On Home To Me – Sonny Terry

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