Minor Blues Scale Piano Reference With Notes & Intervals
🎹 The minor blues scale, is a 6-note hexatonic scale built upon the minor pentatonic scale, with the addition of a flat five blue note for a blues sound.
From the major scale, the minor blues scale has a scale formula of 1, ♭3, 4, ♭5, 5, ♭7.
Here you'll find an interactive piano reference for the minor blues scale with notes on the piano keyboard, intervals and scale formula.
Minor Blues Scale Intervals
The intervals of the minor blues scale are:
Minor Blues Scale Formula
The formula for the minor blues scale is: (W+h), W, h, h, (W+h), W
W: Whole step, h: Half step (semitone)
Minor Blues Scales Note Chart
And now here are interactive piano keyboard layouts, one for each key, where you can hear the minor blues scales being played up and down:
C Minor Blues Scale
C♯ Minor Blues Scale
D Minor Blues Scale
D♯ Minor Blues Scale
E Minor Blues Scale
F Minor Blues Scale
F♯ Minor Blues Scale
G Minor Blues Scale
G♯ Minor Blues Scale
A Minor Blues Scale
A♯ Minor Blues Scale
B Minor Blues Scale
Minor Blues Scale Chords
Here's a list of chord types that fit the minor 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 minor blues scale reference are from “Salamander Grand Piano V3” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.
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