How to construct and play the minor blues scale

Name

This is the minor blues scale.

Alternative name

Use blues instead of minor blues

Intervals

How to construct the minor blues scale?

Use the following intervals in any order to construct this scale. Start on a specific note on which you want to construct this scale from (for instance the note "C") and calculate each interval on top of it. Afterwards, you will be able to play it on your instrument.

Perfect unison

Has 0 semitones and spans 1 naturals.

Minor third

Has 3 semitones and spans 3 naturals.

Perfect fourth

Has 5 semitones and spans 4 naturals.

Diminished fifth

Has 6 semitones and spans 5 naturals.

Perfect fifth

Has 7 semitones and spans 5 naturals.

Minor seventh

Has 10 semitones and spans 7 naturals.

Chords

Which chords can you play on the minor blues scale?

Cheatsheet

Play the minor blues scale in any musical key

You can play the C minor blues scale with the following notes.

C   Eb   F   Gb   G   Bb  

Sheet music of the C minor blues scale.

The notes of the C minor blues scale written down in sheet music.

C minor blues on the piano.

The notes of the C minor blues scale on the piano.

You can play the C# minor blues scale with the following notes.

C#   E   F#   G   G#   B  

Sheet music of the C# minor blues scale.

The notes of the C# minor blues scale written down in sheet music.

C# minor blues on the piano.

The notes of the C# minor blues scale on the piano.

You can play the Db minor blues scale with the following notes.

Db   Fb   Gb   Abb   Ab   Cb  

Sheet music of the Db minor blues scale.

The notes of the Db minor blues scale written down in sheet music.

Db minor blues on the piano.

The notes of the Db minor blues scale on the piano.

You can play the D minor blues scale with the following notes.

D   F   G   Ab   A   C  

Sheet music of the D minor blues scale.

The notes of the D minor blues scale written down in sheet music.

D minor blues on the piano.

The notes of the D minor blues scale on the piano.

You can play the D# minor blues scale with the following notes.

D#   F#   G#   A   A#   C#  

Sheet music of the D# minor blues scale.

The notes of the D# minor blues scale written down in sheet music.

D# minor blues on the piano.

The notes of the D# minor blues scale on the piano.

You can play the Eb minor blues scale with the following notes.

Eb   Gb   Ab   Bbb   Bb   Db  

Sheet music of the Eb minor blues scale.

The notes of the Eb minor blues scale written down in sheet music.

Eb minor blues on the piano.

The notes of the Eb minor blues scale on the piano.

You can play the E minor blues scale with the following notes.

E   G   A   Bb   B   D  

Sheet music of the E minor blues scale.

The notes of the E minor blues scale written down in sheet music.

E minor blues on the piano.

The notes of the E minor blues scale on the piano.

You can play the F minor blues scale with the following notes.

F   Ab   Bb   Cb   C   Eb  

Sheet music of the F minor blues scale.

The notes of the F minor blues scale written down in sheet music.

F minor blues on the piano.

The notes of the F minor blues scale on the piano.

You can play the F# minor blues scale with the following notes.

F#   A   B   C   C#   E  

Sheet music of the F# minor blues scale.

The notes of the F# minor blues scale written down in sheet music.

F# minor blues on the piano.

The notes of the F# minor blues scale on the piano.

You can play the Gb minor blues scale with the following notes.

Gb   Bbb   Cb   Dbb   Db   Fb  

Sheet music of the Gb minor blues scale.

The notes of the Gb minor blues scale written down in sheet music.

Gb minor blues on the piano.

The notes of the Gb minor blues scale on the piano.

You can play the G minor blues scale with the following notes.

G   Bb   C   Db   D   F  

Sheet music of the G minor blues scale.

The notes of the G minor blues scale written down in sheet music.

G minor blues on the piano.

The notes of the G minor blues scale on the piano.

You can play the G# minor blues scale with the following notes.

G#   B   C#   D   D#   F#  

Sheet music of the G# minor blues scale.

The notes of the G# minor blues scale written down in sheet music.

G# minor blues on the piano.

The notes of the G# minor blues scale on the piano.

You can play the Ab minor blues scale with the following notes.

Ab   Cb   Db   Ebb   Eb   Gb  

Sheet music of the Ab minor blues scale.

The notes of the Ab minor blues scale written down in sheet music.

Ab minor blues on the piano.

The notes of the Ab minor blues scale on the piano.

You can play the A minor blues scale with the following notes.

A   C   D   Eb   E   G  

Sheet music of the A minor blues scale.

The notes of the A minor blues scale written down in sheet music.

A minor blues on the piano.

The notes of the A minor blues scale on the piano.

You can play the A# minor blues scale with the following notes.

A#   C#   D#   E   E#   G#  

Sheet music of the A# minor blues scale.

The notes of the A# minor blues scale written down in sheet music.

A# minor blues on the piano.

The notes of the A# minor blues scale on the piano.

You can play the Bb minor blues scale with the following notes.

Bb   Db   Eb   Fb   F   Ab  

Sheet music of the Bb minor blues scale.

The notes of the Bb minor blues scale written down in sheet music.

Bb minor blues on the piano.

The notes of the Bb minor blues scale on the piano.

You can play the B minor blues scale with the following notes.

B   D   E   F   F#   A  

Sheet music of the B minor blues scale.

The notes of the B minor blues scale written down in sheet music.

B minor blues on the piano.

The notes of the B minor blues scale on the piano.