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Six Essential Scales - Blues/Minor Pentatonic Chords

PUBLISHED: Feb 7, 2013 UPDATED: Feb 7, 2013 • VIEWS: 6 • LESSON CODE: UL04-QS-BLUESc

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Six Essential Scales - Blues/Minor Pentatonic Chords

The Bues/MInor Pentatonic scale is one of the six essential scales that every ukulele player should know.

Here are the chords for all 15 Pentatonic/Major Pentatonic scales.

The scale formula, based on the major scale is:

1 b3 5 b7 8.

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