Blues Scales and it's types - Guitar Music Theory

Blues Scales

Here we are going to know about Blues Scales and the use of the Blues Scale in a very simple and easy way. With only one single formula you can form any Blues Scale. 

What is the Blues Scales?

Blues Scale is a combination of 6 notes. It uses the Pentatonic Scale with one extra Bluesy note. Blues uses in modern Music such as Blues, Rock, and Pop, etc. Blues are known for their note bending, vibratos, and hammer on's.
Blues Scale

Where do the Blues Scales get to use?

As the name suggests this Blues Scales mostly use in the Blues genre. Mostly Blues Scales is used for guitar soloing. By using-Blues Scale, you can create great leads and melodies just like BB King and Robert Johnson.

Types of Blues Scales:

There are two types of Blues Scales and those are Major Blues Scales and Minor Blues Scales. Both use a different formula to form. Both are based on the Major and Minor Pentatonic Scale respectively.

Major Blues Scales:

This Scales is a combination of the Major Pentatonic Scale with one extra Blues note which is a b3 note. After including b3 in the Major Pentatonic Scale it becomes Major Blues Scale. 

Minor Blues Scales:

This Scales is a combination of Minor Pentatonic Scale with one extra Blues note which is a b5 note. After including b5 in the Minor Pentatonic Scale it becomes Minor Major Scale.

If you have any questions about Blues Scales then let me know in the comment down below. I will try my best to solve your query.

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