Major Blues Guitar Scale | Easy Ways to Play It

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Major Blues guitar scale fretboard diagram - Box Pattern intervals

Learn how to play the Major Blues guitar scale with guitar tabs and neck diagrams all along the fretboard.

This scale is composed of the Root, Major Second, Minor Third, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, and Major Sixth

The C Major Blues Scale scale is made up of the notes C, D, Eb, E, G, and A


C Major Blues Scale Intervals:

1
b2
2
b3
3
4
b5
5
#5
6
b7
7

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Major Blues Scale Notes in all Keys

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CDEbEGA
GABbBDE
DEFF#AB
ABCC#EF#
EF#GG#BC#
BC#DD#F#G#
F#G#AA#C#D#
GbAbBbbBbDbEb
C#D#EE#G#A#
DbEbFbFAbBb
G#A#BB#D#E#
AbBbCbCEbF
D#E#F#F##A#B#
EbFGbGBbC
A#B#C#C##E#F##
BbCDbDFG
FGAbACD

Major Blues Scale Fretboard Diagrams

All the following patterns are provided in the key of C. To play the scale in another key, move the patterns up or down the neck to the root you want to use.

C Major Blues Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 1

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C Major Blues Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 2

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C Major Blues Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 3

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C Major Blues Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 4

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C Major Blues Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 5

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C Major Blues Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 6

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C Major Blues Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 7

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C Major Blues Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 8

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C Major Blues Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 9

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C Major Blues Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 10

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C Major Blues Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 11

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C Major Blues Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 12

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C Major Blues Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 13

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C Major Blues Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 14

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C Major Blues Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 15

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C Major Blues Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 16

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