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Blues Piano Tutorial – Using Multiple Blues Scales

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Everyone can use a C Blues Scale of a 12 Bar Blues in C. But are there any other blues scales you can use instead of the C Blues Scale? Well, yes of course there is otherwise I wouldn’t have made this lesson. Using non-tonic/root blues scales can give you a bit more of a jazz and complex sound. Some fit rather well, others are rather…well….jazzy…play around with them and see what kind of new sounds you can come up with

Below is a recap of the lesson:

Blues Scale you can use over a 12 Bar Blues in the key of C:
C Blues Scale (I) – C, Eb, F, Gb, G, Bb
F Blues Scale (IV) – F, Ab, Bb, B, C, Eb
G Blues Scale (V) – G, Bb, C, Db, D, F
A Blues Scale (VI) (AKA C Major Pentatonic) – A, C, D, Eb, E, G
D Blues Scale (II) – D, F, G, Ab, A, C
Bb Blues Scale (bVII) – Bb, Db, Eb, E, F, Ab
Eb Blues Scale (bIII) – Eb, Gb, Ab, A, Bb, Db

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