Hip Pockets: Pentatonics and Power Chords

Adam Kadmon

Text by Adam Kadmon
A Guitar Grimoire Publication
Instrumentation: Guitar
Item Number: HPB8
Number of Pages: 66
Publisher: Carl Fischer Music
Print Status: In Print


Quick Overview

"Hip Pockets" books measure just 4.25" wide by 11" high--the perfect size to take with you wherever you go!

The powerful sound of open power chords and the unusual character of five-note (pentatonic) scales and harmonies are thoroughly explored in this book. The special character of modern rock harmony is demonstrated and examined in this unique volume.

Hip Pockets: Pentatonics and Power Chords

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The Major Scale
The Pentatonics
"F Major, D Minor Pent"
"F-sharp/G-flat Major, E-flat Minor Pent"
"G Major, E Minor Pent"
"A-flat Major, F Minor Pent"
"A Major, F-sharp/G-flat Minor Pent"
"B-flat Major, G Minor Pent"
"B/C-flat Major, A-flat Minor Pent"
"C Major, A Minor Pent"
"C-sharp/D-flat Major, B-flat Minor Pent"
"D Major, B/C-flat Minor Pent"
"E-flat Major, C Minor Pent"
"E Major, C-sharp/D-flat Minor Pent"
The Fifths on the Strings
Chord-Riffs Using Inverted Fifths
Power Chords
Soloing on Power Chords