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"Without resorting to the C minor blues scale, how do I improvise over a I-IV-V progression using the C Major blues when the F is not in the scale?" Simply put, you don't. If anyone can find a single example of the major blues scale of the keynote being used over an entire I IV V I will gladly eat my hat. It is quite different to the usage of the ...


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You've gotta kind of ignore the chords when playing pentatonic or blues scales, since they don't have all the notes of the chords, but still sound really good if you've got a proper melody. if you want though, you still can emphasize every other note in the F chord (A, C, Eb), but it's usually better if you just think of the melody and the chords separately. ...


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You may be confusing the blues scale with major pentatonic. This pentatonic has C D E G and A, so no F (or B).Taking those out of a major scale removes opportunities to play really bum notes anywhere. Nothing will clash with I, IV or V in a violent way. The standard blues scale notes are C Eb F Gb G Bb. Of which 3 are certainly not in major.They are bum ...


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In most cases the C minor blues scale is exactly what you want. The ins and outs of this differ depending on the exact style you are trying to convey. You could play the C minor blues scale instead You could play the F major blues scale over the F chords, and the G Major blues scale over the G chords. Try both of these and see how they suit you. The ...



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