Blues Scales

A hexatonic blues scale is a minor pentatonic scale with an added "blue note." This blue note adds tension and is responsible for the sound we recognize as the blues.

  • A flat (Ab) Blues scale: Ab B Db D Eb Gb Ab
  • A Blues scale: A C D Eb E G A
  • B flat (Bb) Blues scale: Bb Db Eb E F Ab Bb
  • B Blues scale: B D E F F# A B
  • C Blues scale: C Eb F F# G Bb C
  • D flat (Db) Blues scale: Db E Gb G Ab B Db
  • D Blues scale: D F G Ab A C D
  • E flat (Eb) Blues scale: Eb Gb Ab A Bb Db Eb
  • E Blues scale: E G A Bb B D E
  • F Blues scale: F Ab Bb B C Eb F
  • G flat (Gb) Blues scale: Gb A B C Db E Gb
  • G Blues scale: G Bb C C# D F G