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I understand the concept of the blues scale and its blue notes flat 3rd flat 5th and flat 7th Hmmm... I don't think it's quite that simple. IMO Blues playing is conceptually more about exploring ranges of the octave than being just a set of fixed notes like the major scale: What's the difference between the tritone and the blue note? ...


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E pentatonic blues scale is E-G-A-B-D which as a harmonized scale in sevenths would be Em7 G7 Am7 B7 Ddim7 but blues being the forgivingly dissonant beast that it is would also accept, depending on the melody: E7 G7 A7 B7 D7 Depending on the context, you could also have success constructing chords out of whatever pentatonic notes take your ...


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Tonal harmony does provide some ways to further develop harmonic patterns in blues, but with some specificities. The secondary dominant is a concept borrowed from classical harmony that's widely used in jazz blues. This may be taken an additional step further with the commonly used in Jazz ii-V-I progression. So, for a basic 12 bar blues progression I I ...


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To say that words can mean whatever you want them to mean is incorrect. ("That's Glory for you.") If that were true we would not be able to communicate. However, what IS true is that "Blues" does have more than one definition or meaning. One is a general term in our culture, while the other is a music term with specific meaning in the music culture. "Blues" ...



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