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The Minor Blues Scale Box Patterns on Guitar Fretboard

Rating: 20 user(s) have rated this lesson Average rating: 4.2 Posted by: spoonman, on Feb 22,2010, in category Scales Views: this lesson has been read 39159 times
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This is a very helpful page for learning the minor blues scale for guitar.

The images below covers all the minor blues scale patterns in all positions on guitar. You can easily pass one position to other and practice all the minor blues scale guitar positions using this page. The sample scale is given in G and all the red notes refers to the root note. The blue notes are the "blue note" what makes this scale blues because if you ignore these blue notes what you see on the guitar scale box patterns below are exactly the minor pentatonic scale box patterns. This means that if you can remember the minor pentatonic scale on guitar you can also play blues just adding the "blue note"

You can practice these minor blues scale box patterns just shifting the position (using a different root note). We recommend you to memorize this box patterns in string and position pairs like 3th position-root is on A string, and so on.

1st position guitar minor blues scale box pattern in G

1st position guitar minor blues scale box pattern in G

2nd position guitar minor blues scale box pattern in G

2nd position guitar minor blues scale box pattern in G

3th position guitar minor blues scale box pattern in G

3th position guitar minor blues scale box pattern in G

4th position guitar minor blues scale box pattern in G

4th position guitar minor blues scale box pattern in G

5th position guitar minor blues scale box pattern in G

5th position guitar minor blues scale box pattern in G

You can study  How to play intervals on guitar fretboard lesson and try to understand the intervals used in minor blues scale. It also will improve your ability to find intervals on guitar fretboard.

And again please remember to practice all these minor blues scale box patterns in all keys. Get your guitar, turn on the radio and find the key of a song, try minor blues scale, major blues scale or pentatonic scales over it.

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