E Blues Ukulele Scale

Advertisement

Standard Tuning (gCEA).
View this scale in: G-Tuning (DGBE)D-Tuning (ADF#B)Slack-key Tuning (gCEG)

The blues minor scale is a six-note minor scale. It is built from the pentatonic minor scale, which has the diminished fifth, or the famous "blue note". It is typically used mainly in the blues (major or minor) but also in plenty of modern Rock and Pop.

Don't know what a scale is? Read this first.

Diagram/Chart

Staff Line Notation

Scale details

  • Type : Minor pentatonic
  • Number of notes : 6
  • Formula : 1,b3,4,#4,5,b7
  • Notes : E, G, A, B♭, B, D
  • Intervals : WH,W,H,H,WH,W
  • Degrees : E (I - tonic), G (II - supertonic), A (III - mediant), B♭ (IV - subdominant), B (V - dominant), D (VI - submediant)

Scale Positions

You'll find below the 5 different positions/shapes of the E Blues Uke scale in Standard Tuning (gCEA), along with their ascending tab patterns.

Position #1

Position #2

Position #3

Position #4

Position #5

Similar Scales/Modes

    Comments

    Got questions? Want to share a tip or simply talk uke? Join the conversation!

    uke talk illustration
    © 2012-2017 Ukulelescales.com