Minor Pentatonic: How & Why

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What backing tracks do I use to play the A minor pentatonic scale
5-8 5-7 5-7 5-7 5-8 5-8
I think this is position one of the A minor pentatonic scale.

I order to improvise do I select any of the notes in this scale in any order. Will I need another backing track to play other positions of this scale?

Hey Martin,

Look for progressions in the key of A Major as a start . Keys of A minor, C Major will work OK as well.
A good one to start on is a 145 blues progression in A
Ie A D E
All the notes in the A minor pentatonic will work Ok over these.
As for other positions, they are the same notes, just in different parts of the fretboard, with differing pitches

Cheers, Shane

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