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In the Japanese Scale we are working with the root, minor second, fourth, fifth, and major sixth.
The Japanese Scale is a five-note scale kind of like the pentatonic scale, but of course you can hear that more exotic Asian flavor.
As you find your way around the scale with the minor pentatonic you’ll understand how you can start a phrase in the Japanese tonality and then move seamlessly into a more traditional minor pentatonic tonality.