"Black Key" Pentatonic Scale on the Piano

The "Black Key" Pentatonic scale does not contain neither a Major or Minor third, making it an 'ambiguous' scale. This scale be very useful when playing suspended chord or any chord that does not have a third. It can be great for improvising ethnic or modal music.

Learn everything about the "Black Key" Pentatonic Scale:

  • How to play the "Black Key" Pentatonic Scale on the piano with proper fingering.
  • How to improvise and compose your own music with the "Black Key" Pentatonic scale.
  • How to harmonize this scale and in what music styles it can be used.

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