The Blues Scale

The blues scale is very similar to the minor pentatonic scale, except that it contains one extra note- the flattened fifth degree (b5). The scale formula is as follows; 1          b3       4          b5       5          b7       8(1) If we compare this with the major scale, in this instance we will use Bb Major, and we can.. read more →

Jazz lesson 1

In jazz music, and particularly in “Be-Bop”, there is a harmonic cadence called the… read more →