Major Blues Scales and Formula - Guitar Music Theory

Major Blues Scales

Here we are going to know about all the Major Blues Scales and Formula to form any Major Blues Scale without knowing any other Scales.

What is Major Blues Scales?

Major Blues scales are the same as Major Pentatonic Scales, only the difference is it comes with an extra-6th note which is b3 as blues note. It is very useful for soloing in Music like Rock, Folk, Jazz, and Blues itself. You can create great melodies or solos using these Blues Scales.

Major Blues Scales Formula:

1, 2, b3, 3, 5, 6

Use the reference of Major Pentatonic Scales and then apply this formula to form any Major Blues Scales. For e.g. -

C Major Pentatonic [ C - D - E - G - A - (C) ]

Now apply the formula

Formula - 1, 2, b3, 3, 5, 6

Now see what's the result we get

C Major Blues [ C - D - Eb - E - G - A - (C) ]

So now you got the idea of how you can form any Major Blues Scale using the reference of Major Pentatonic Scale.

Major Blues Scales:

A Major Blues Scale - [ A, B, C, Db, E, F#, (A) ]

B Major Blues Scale - [ B, C#, D, Eb, F#, G#, (B) ]

C Major Blues Scale - [ C, D, Eb, E, G, A, (C) ]

D Major Blues Scale - [ D, E, F, Gb, A, B, (D) ]

E Major Blues Scale - [ E, F#, G, Ab, B, C#, (E) ]

F Major Blues Scale - [ F, G, Ab, A, C, D, (F) ]

G Major Blues Scale - [ G, A, Bb, B, D, E, (G) ]


If you have any questions about Major Blues Scales then please feel free to ask in the comments down below and I will try my best to solve your query.

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