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Major Blues Scale

While the minor blues scale may be synonymous with the blues scale, the major blues scale has its place in the genre as well. In this lesson we take a look at what makes up the major blues scale and map it to the guitar fretboard.

Blues scale on guitar

The Blues Scale on Guitar

When it comes to soloing, the blues scale is one of the most popular scales used.  It’s used across many genres of music, from blues to rock to jazz and others. Let’s take a look at what makes up this widely used scale.