Blues Scale - Intro
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- Em shape
Blues Scale Em shape
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- Am shape
Blues Scale Am shape
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- Dm shape
Blues Scale Dm shape
Find the Blues Scale Dm shape below.
- Gm shape
Blues Scale Gm shape
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- Cm shape
Blues Scale Cm shape
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- Connect Shapes
Connect Blues Scale Shapes
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- Cycle Of 4ths
Blues Scale Cycle Of 4ths
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Blues Scale Improvisation
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The video lesson demonstrates how you can play the b5 on the 5th string instead of the 6th, choose what is most comfortable for you.
Dm Shaped Blues Scale
Once you start using these scales you might find that you only use the top part of the shape.
For lower notes, most players move down to the position below.
However, as you practice it, make sure you go below the root.
Most players frequently use the “Dm shaped blues box”, one man i particular has used it since the 50s and is still going strong.
The King Of The Blues: B.B. King has used the Dm shape for almost his entire career.
Check the Blues Legacy for more Dm shaped Blues licks from B.B. King and many other great blues players.
Make sure you look for intervals in relation to chords in order to get the most out of any lick.