#1
i'm trying to get a better grasp on theory and wanted to know if i was playing a chord progression that went e, a, bm, g, would the e minor pentatonic be a usable scale for soloing over? (in theory)
#3
so yes it's the appropriate scale, or yes it will be fine, because i'm just trying to improve my theory knowledge
#4
find out the notes in each chord. Then look at what scale matches the notes in those chords.
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#5
my question is, if the e minor pentatonic goes e, g, a, b, d, e, g, a, b, d ect... and
if the chords route notes are e, a, b, and g, those are notes in the scale. so does that make it the right scale?
#6
There's no right or wrong scale for that progression. Actually, there's never really a right or wrong scale. It depends on how you want it to sound.

But that chord progression doesn't really adhere to one key. You have E major and A major, then B minor, so at that point it would be in A major. But then you throw the G in there, which kind of makes it D major (or A mixolydian).

Maybe try A major Pentatonic, but above all, play notes that sound good to you.
#7
Soloing with E minor pentatonic over E Major chord wouldn't probably be usual choice.
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#8
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Soloing with E minor pentatonic over E Major chord wouldn't probably be usual choice.


Ever heard of blues?

in a twelve-bar progression using all dominant 7th chords, the minor pentatonic is used frequently.

EDIT: I still think A major pentatonic would sound the best.
#10
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Ever heard of blues?

in a twelve-bar progression using all dominant 7th chords, the minor pentatonic is used frequently.

EDIT: I still think A major pentatonic would sound the best.


Yes, I heard for it, but it isn't a first choice for soloing over something for beginner.
If he wanted the blues sound he would asked for it.
And his chord progression isn't really bluesy.
I would analyze this progression as E Major modulating to it's parallel minor (E minor = G Major)
I would go with the modal approach or playing the arpeggios to get most ordinary sound of it (nothing experimental).
Or if you want pentatonics, C# minor pentatonic for E and A, and E minor pentatonic for Bm and G. It would outline the key change.

If you go with arpeggiating I would recommend adding 7th, 9ths... etc to arpeggios.
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