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3 edition of The Blues Scales found in the catalog.

The Blues Scales

Essential Tools for Jazz Improvisation (Eb Version)

by Dan Greenblatt

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Published by Sher Music .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Songbooks - General,
  • Music / Songbooks,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSpiral-bound
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9636068M
    ISBN 101883217407
    ISBN 109781883217402

    You can read about the minor and major pentatonic scales here. What this means is that the first of these three notes is a great one to bend. Multi-Pattern Example Experiment linking each of the five patterns on this page with its neighboring patterns to create your own extended lines. Major Scales.

    Then begin improvising on a major or minor blues structure, just using blues scale notes. Spend your time searching for your positions where you can put all your emotions to the string. Within this box you have all the notes from an octave in a comfortable arrangement, for example small distances for small fingers or a position that allows you to bend the important notes with your ring finger. Includes a comprehensive arpeggio section.

    So do you need to learn all the scales from this top 10? Look at the fretboard scheme to locate the root notes for a scale. Moving up or down a fret means moving up or down a semi note: if you want to play in F you can use the pattern of E and simply move up one fret. Using arpeggios can break up the linear movement of your solos and add melodic and rhythmic interest. Depending on your skill level and musical aspirations very few or many scales will get you where you want to be.


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The Blues Scales book

For the open strings of a scale take a look at the 12th fret. One quick reminder: — Practice scales relevant to your style of music.

There are different fingering patterns, so you can play it all over the fretboard. Simply position the root notes over the desired notes on the fretboard. Because the Pentatonic scale only has those five notes, not only are they always going to sound okay, but they work over every chord being used in that key.

This set of notes is called a scale. Here are the five positions. A nice combination are the chords Am7, Dm7 and E7 together with the A pentatonic blues scale.

Learn exercises that will enable you to play the scales more "musically," how to connect the patterns across the entire fretboard, and how the patterns can be used to create licks for soloing, and much more! Blues Scale Pattern 2 Play this pattern starting at the 10th fret of the 4th D string for a 1-octave C blues scale, as shown in the TAB below: Blues Scale Pattern 3 The TAB below shows how pattern 3 can be used to play a 1-octave C blues scale either in open position in which case one of the black circles on the diagram would represent the open G stringor starting in 13th position i.

This highlights that there is only one note added to the Minor Pentatonic scale to produce a Minor Blues scale yes, there are actually two blue notes, but they are the same note, one octave apart.

If you got these scales under your belt and you want to get more adventurous exploring Mixolydian and Dorian is a great next step. The main reason is because Pentatonic scales are easy.

Guitar Scales Chart Book: click the image to view at Gumroad, our secure downloads provider. Master Pentatonic Scales for Guitar in 14 Days will teach you the five 5 box patterns and two 2 extended patterns of the major and minor pentatonic scales, as well as their relative blues scales.

So how can you improvise on the piano with blues scales? Particularly in the first position, starting at the fifth fret, because it has those nice high-mid tones that can lift a solo above the band, while not getting too far up the fret board and risking things sounding a bit thin. Scale diagrams often include notes that are either above or below the tonic notes in this way.

Playing the open strings also contains all notes of the E minor pentatonic scale, but not in the correct sequence, every 2nd note is left out. What this means is that the first of these three notes is a great one to bend. Includes a comprehensive arpeggio section. Scales are presented as fretboard diagrams, as well as in notation and TAB.

Multi-Pattern Example Experiment linking each of the five patterns on this page with its neighboring patterns to create your own extended lines.

All these definitions show us the impossibility for an exact definition using classical music theory. From the author of the 1 best-seller Guitar Aerobics Hal LeonardTroy Nelson once again brings his easy-to-follow guitar teaching style to this helpful guitar lesson book.

Why is it so weird? If you want to learn more about these, look at the basics. This is especially true for the Minor Pentatonic scales being played over a minor key.

These scales are for obvious reasons perfect when playing blues on the piano. Of course the list is arguable, incomplete and not all scales for particular types of music are included, but it gives you a good indication of the most commonly used scales for guitar.

Then begin improvising on a major or minor blues structure, just using blues scale notes. I like making music. The basic blues scale pattern pattern 1 can be extended up and down the guitar fretboard using the additional scale patterns.

Some technique oriented guitarists tend to doom this box playing and like to fly all over the fretboard.a frame of reference and can compare the similarities and differences between the various chords/scales.

Top 10 Most Important Scales for Guitar

This SCALE SYLLABUS is intended to give the improvisor a variety of scale choices which may be used over any chord - major, minor, dominant 7th, half-diminished, diminished and suspended 4.

C Blues Scale —3 W H H 3 W C E. For a complete lesson on the Minor Blues Scale, read this lesson. If you already know about the minor blues scale and would just like to know how to play it in five positions as well as the open position of E, read on.

This page includes notation/tabs and scale diagrams for each position along the fretboard. Chapter Two: Blues Scales Blues is an irresistible tonality for a guitar player. Often new players are drawn to the instrument because of a desire to play the blues. To play the blues is a fascinating undertaking because it can be both simplistic and yet intangibly tricky to.

Mastering the Blues Scale Volume 1 Minor has great blues licks in all 12 keys. It is a PDF file that you can download immediately so you can get to work. This book also comes with a 33 minute Mastering the Blues Scale-Vol.

1 Overview Video Lesson on how to best work out of this book to get the most out of it. Thanks, Steve Neff. This book 5/5(5). The blues scale, whether it’s major or minor, is one of the most widely used scales in modern music.

Minor and major blues scales are also the first scales that guitarists learn when exploring lead guitar. Mar 04,  · Guitar Scales Book - Interactive guitar reference - Audio.

Useful aid to learn guitar scales. PENTATONIC & BLUES SCALES (in 5 positions), GUITAR SCALES Major, minor, melodic minor. The 7 MODES in parallel form - an introduction. Ionian,Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian, Locrian.

GYPSY SCALE, harmonic minor. Pentatonic Majors with added blue sylvaindez.coming System: ANDROID.