Guitar scales

Learn about guitar scales.

  • CAGED-forms
  • The blues scale
  • The minor pentatonic scale
  • The major pentatonic scale
  • Major scales
  • Minor scales
  • Scale degrees

To be able to play beautiful guitar solos it helps to know about guitar scales. When playing the blues the most commonly used scales are the blues scale, the minor pentatonic scale and the major pentatonic scale.

Here you’ll find information about different scales usful when playing the blues.

You’ll learn:

  • which notes a scale consists of,
  • how the notes of the scale are positioned on the fretboard,
  • the intervals of the scale tones
  • and the fingering used to play the scale.