Eric Johnson’s Guitar PATTERNS: LEARN THE SECRET TO HIS STYLE!

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Eric Johnson The subject of this Guitar Pentatonic Patterns Blog

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In the first example we see a minor pentatonic pattern moving in groups of three notes that displaces the rhythm. This creates a unique fresh sound to the most used scale on the guitar. The rhythmic displacement also pushes the rhythm along. Also notice the use of the interval of a perfect 5th.

Eric Johnson 3 note Guitar Pattern lesson example:

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Eric Johnson 3 note pentatonic guitar patterns. How he does it Lesson

In the next example we can see how Eric Johnson uses 4 note guitar patterns. He also uses the interval of a perfect 4th which creates motivic movement.

Eric Johnson 4 note Guitar Pattern lesson example

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Eric Johnson 4 note pentatonic guitar patterns. How he does it Lesson. Modern approach to pentatonics

This next example shows how Eric Johnson takes the most overused cliche on the guitar [the minor pentatonic] and exploits the intervals to create a fresh and unique sound.

Eric Johnson intervallic manipulation:

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Eric Johnson intervallic pentatonic guitar patterns. How he does it Lesson.

In this last example we can see how Eric Johnson employs the interval of a perfect 4th again, but, this time with arpeggios and inversion that creates a melodic sound to the ear. Again this moves us far away from the minor pentatonic cliches.

Eric Johnson 4ths and arpeggios guitar pattern

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Eric Johnson’s Guitar PATTERNS: LEARN THE SECRET TO HIS STYLE!

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