Major Blues Scale Piano Reference With Notes & Intervals
🎹 The major blues scale, is a 6-note hexatonic scale built upon the major pentatonic scale, with the addition of a flat third blue note for a blues sound.
Here you'll find an interactive piano reference for the major blues scale with notes on the piano keyboard, intervals and scale formula.
Major Blues Scale Intervals
The intervals of the major blues scale are:
Major Blues Scale Formula
The formula for the major blues scale is: W, h, h, (W+h), W, (W+h)
W: Whole step, h: Half step (semitone)
Major Blues Scales Note Chart
And now here are interactive piano keyboard layouts, one for each key, where you can hear the major blues scales being played up and down:
C Major Blues Scale
C♯ Major Blues Scale
D Major Blues Scale
D♯ Major Blues Scale
E Major Blues Scale
F Major Blues Scale
F♯ Major Blues Scale
G Major Blues Scale
G♯ Major Blues Scale
A Major Blues Scale
A♯ Major Blues Scale
B Major Blues Scale
Major Blues Scale Chords
Here's a list of chord types that fit the major blues scale:
References to major & minor scales:
C majorC♯ majorD♭ majorD majorE♭ majorE majorF majorF♯ majorG♭ majorG majorA♭ majorA majorB♭ majorB majorC♭ major
C minor C♯ minor D♭ minorD minorD♯ minorE♭ minorE minorF minorF♯ minorG minorG♯ minorA♭ minorA minorA♯ minorB♭ minorB minor
The piano samples used for this major blues scale reference are from “Salamander Grand Piano V3” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.
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