Outside Intermediate

Luca Mantovanelli

Tuesday 5th Sep, 2023

In this Intermediate part, we'll go outside in a more subtle way. Instead of shifting the entire pentatonic shape chromatically into a neighbouring (outside) key, we'll insert chromatic notes into our "home" scale.

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Exercise 01a

First, take some time to understand the basic "Exercise A" pattern. Start from the first B note (on ...

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Exericse 01b

The "B" exercises have the same basic concept, but with more chromaticism. But conversely, they ...

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Exercise 02a

The same principle as Ex1a, but now playing around Shape 2 of A minor pentatonic.

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Exercise 02b

The same principle as Ex1b, but now playing around Shape 2 of A minor pentatonic.

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Exercise 03a

The same principle as Ex1a, but now playing around Shape 3 of A minor pentatonic.

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Exercise 03b

The same principle as Ex1b, but now playing around Shape 3 of A minor pentatonic.

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Exercise 04a

The same principle as Ex1a, but now playing around Shape 4 of A minor pentatonic.

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Exercise 04b

The same principle as Ex1b, but now playing around Shape 4 of A minor pentatonic.

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Exercise 05a

The same principle as Ex1a, but now playing around Shape 5 of A minor pentatonic.

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Exercise 05b

The same principle as Ex1b, but now playing around Shape 5 of A minor pentatonic.

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Lick 01

We are in Shape 4 of A minor pentatonic, and I'm inserting chromatic notes all the way down. On the ...

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Lick 02

This one combines approaches from the Beginner and Intermediate parts. As well as inserting ...

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Lick 03

This is a more complex variation on what we did in the "B" exercises.

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Solo

Stretching out a bit more over the Am7/Am6 vamp backing. I'm using A Dorian (A B C D E F# G) as my ...

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