The Magic of the Blues Scale
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The Magic of the Blues Scale

Learn to to improvise Blues, Jazz, Rock and other Pop styles by mastering a simple 6 note scale.
4.5 (12 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
103 students enrolled
Created by Stan Prentice
Last updated 5/2018
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 4 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • By the end of the course, you will be able to use the Blues Scale to improvise in any key, and gain a better understanding of Popular style playing.
Requirements
  • Student should have some familiarity with the Major & Minor scales. Reading the Treble Clef is helpful, but not required.
Description

The Magic of the Blues Scale lies in how it works across all genres of Popular Music to make your playing sound GREAT!

The Blues Scale is unique. Different from other scales and modes, it has been used by popular musicians from Louis Armstrong to Elton John and beyond. The secret is that it is easy to learn, quick to master, and profoundly usable in almost all styles of music.

This course makes it simple. SEE the notes. Hear the demonstrations! Learn and practice, and you will be playing the Blues in very short order. THIS COURSE SHOWS YOU HOW TO MAKE YOUR IMPROVISATIONS NOT SUCK!

If you don't learn to improve your playing by learning the Blues Scale, YOU GET YOUR MONEY BACK! No questions asked! 30 day guarantee!

Who this course is for:
  • People with some musical experience, who want to learn Pop styles, such as Blues, Rock, or Jazz.
Course content
Expand all 9 lectures 49:43
+ Introduction
3 lectures 18:33

Try your hand at remembering the notes of The Blues Scale.

Notes In The Blues Scale
1 question
Why The Blues Scale Is So Cool
05:37

A quick look at the Pantatonic Scale.

Pentatonic Scale
1 question
+ Nuts and Bolts
4 lectures 20:31
The Keys of G - D - A
05:28
Keys of E - B - F# - C#
04:50

Identify some Blues Scale notes.

Steps in the Blues Scale.
1 question
Keys of Ab - Eb - Bb - F
04:56
Improvising The Blues Scale With Chords
05:17
+ Putting the scale to use
2 lectures 10:39

When improvising using the Blues Scale you . . . 

Improvising The Blues Scale Over The Chords
1 question
Improvisation Techniques
03:36
Closing Thoughts
07:03