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Pentatonic Pairs

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Chart No. 1.

LESSON 2
PENTATONIC PAIRS

C Instrument

II-7 V7 IM7
Extended C Major Scale
C D
1 2

D-7

E F G A B C D E F G A
3 4 5 6 7 1 2 3 4 5 6

D minor (Dorian) Scale


D E F G A B C D
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1

G7

B
7

C
1

II-7

G Dominant Scale
G A B C D E F G
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1

V7

C Major Scale
CM7 C D E F G A B C
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1
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IM7

Lesson 2, Page 2

C Instrument

LESSON 2

Chart No. 2

C Major Pentatonic Pairs


II-7 V7 IM7
C D E F G A B
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
D-7
G7
II-7

V7

C D
1 2
CM7
IM7

Pentatonic Pairs on the Circle of 4ths


V7
II-7

G
A

IM7
C
D
G

D E

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Lesson 2, Page 3

Chart No. 3

LESSON 2

C Instrument

PENTATONIC PAIRS ON THE CIRCLE OF 4THS


II V I Cycle Descending in Whole Steps

II-7

V7

IM7

C Major Pentatonic Pairs


D-7

G7

CM7

D E

G A

C D

2 3

1 2

II-7

V7

IM7

C-7

F7

BbM7

C D

F G

Bb C

2 3

1 2

Ab Major Pentatonic Pairs

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Bb Major Pentatonic Pairs

II-7

V7

IM7

Bb-7

Eb7

AbM7

Bb C

Eb F

Ab Bb

Lesson 2, Page 4

LESSON 2
II-7 V7 IM7 IN 12 KEYS

Chart No. 4

C Instruments

Pentatonic Pairs on the Circle of 4ths


1. Start with D Minor (II-7) at the

position on the Circle (10:00).

2, Play the D-7 G7 CM7 (II-7 V7 IM7) to the


3. At the

postion at No. 1. (12:00).

position (12:00), change the CM7 (IM7) to a C-7 (II-7) and continue

this process around the Circle to the starting point


4. At

shift to

Eb

minor (II-7) and continue changing the IM7 chord to a II-7

chord as you play around the Circle back to Eb

Major (3:00).

Change Major to Minor

1.
CM7 (IM7)
G

10.
Start Here

6.

C-7 (II-7)
C

G7 (V7)

D-7 (II-7)

Major at 6. (9:00).

11.

F7 (V7)
F

D
G

2.

Finish

12.

Shift to Eb Minor (II-7)


A

BbM7 (IM9)

Bb

Eb Eb-7 (II-7)

9.

3.
5.

Bb

F#

Ab

Ab7 (V7)

E
C#
B

Eb
Ab

8.

4.

7.
Db DbM7 (IM7)

F#

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Concert Instruments

4
&4

D min7

D min7

&

Unit 1, Lesson 2 - ii V7 I Patterns

G7

C Maj7

G7

C Maj7

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B Maj7

D7

G Maj7

G Maj7

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Unit 1, Lesson 2 - ii V7 I Patterns

Pentatonic Pairs Plus 3rd and Blues Scale


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Concert Instruments

4
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G7 (V7)

C Blues Scale

& b
1

b3

b
4

b5

b7

Pairs plus 3rd Lick

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12

"Special Lick"

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G Blues Scale

CMaj7 (I Maj7)

b3

b5

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Lesson 2, Page 9

Unit 1, Lesson 2 - Trailin' On


Concert Instruments

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Unit 1 Lesson 2 Rhythm Drills


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Lesson 2 - Ear Training Transcription


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