Scale on Guitar: How To Play the Minor Blues Scale

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Fretboard diagram and tablature for the Minor Blues scale - Box Pattern intervals

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

This scale is composed of the Root, Minor Third, Perfect Fourth, Diminished Fifth, Perfect Fifth, and Minor Seventh

The notes of this scale are C, Eb, F, Gb, G, and Bb


C Minor Blues Scale Intervals:

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

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Minor Blues Scale Notes in all Keys

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CEbFGbGBb
GBbCDbDF
DFGAbAC
ACDEbEG
EGABbBD
BDEFF#A
F#ABCC#E
GbBbbCbDbbDbFb
C#EF#GG#B
DbFbGbAbbAbCb
G#BC#DD#F#
AbCbDbEbbEbGb
D#F#G#AA#C#
EbGbAbBbbBbDb
A#C#D#EE#G#
BbDbEbFbFAb
FAbBbCbCEb

Minor 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 Minor Blues Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 1

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C Minor Blues Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 3

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C Minor Blues Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 4

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C Minor Blues Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 5

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C Minor Blues Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 6

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C Minor Blues Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 8

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

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

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

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

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