I like to identify blues scales in two forms, a Major blues scale and the more traditional Minor blues scale. Using the circle of fifths as a tool we can see how this works in a sharp direction. The image below The blues scale and minor pentatonic scale are similar. Also I wanted to know it you have lessons on the tenor sax pentatonic blues scales written in treble clef format. C Blues (Concert B flat) 2. Smooth 80 Bb minor/Db major 7. BetterSax.com 9 1. F Blues (Concert E flat) Hi, here’s a quick video to show you how to play the A Minor Pentatonic Scale on Alto Saxophone. From there there, Funky 110 F minor/Ab major 6. One Octave Major and Minor Scales Tenor Saxophone Boltz Bands Concert C Major (D Major) 7 Concert A Minor (B Minor) 13 Concert F Major (G Major) 19 Concert D Minor (E Minor) 25 Concert Bb Major (C Major) 31 Concert G Minor (A Minor) 37 Concert Eb Major (F Major) 43 V.S. For the saxophone player, a very important tool. Smooth 80 G minor/Bb major 4. I want to start with the Cmaj, Cmin, Fmaj, Fmin, Gmaj, Gmin, Bb maj and Bb min. Here is the breakdown. C Blues (Concert B flat) 2. Title: minor scales - tenorsax - Full Score Author: Joe Created Date: 3/19/2012 8:45:28 AM It is very useful over a dominant 7th chord as it adds two colourful chromatic notes – the b13th and b9th (ex 11m, 11n) ex 11m: “Arabic scale” – harmonic minor starting on 5th degree of scale. Groovy 100 C major/A minor 2. C-Blues Blues Scales for Tenor Saxophone 4 C#-Blues 7 D-Blues 10 Eb-Blues 13 E-Blues 16 C EbF F#G BbC Eb C BbG GbF EbC C#E F#G G#B C# E C#B G#G F# E C# D F G 4 G#A 5 C D F D C A 5 AbG 4 F D EbGbAbA BbDbEbGb EbDbBbA AbGbEb E G A A#B D E G E D B BbA G E learnsax.co.uk GNU General open source document page 1 of 2. Funky 110 D minor/F major 3. Minor Scales (Natural - One Octave) arranged by Sandy Feldstein & Larry Clark Advantage - Scales Clarinet/Bass Clarinet/ Tenor Sax E-minor Scale A-minor Scale D-minor Scale G-minor Scale C-minorScale D≤-minor Scale B≤-minor Scale & #### # # 4 4 Groovy 100 Eb major/C minor 5. This scale can be thought of as a “relative mode” of the harmonic minor, ie it has the same notes but based around the fifth degree of the scale. F Blues (Concert E flat) Concert C Minor (D Minor) Scales for B Tenor Saxophone Created by Ken Dahlin Moving Through the Circle of Fifths by Adding Sharps G Major Concert F Major D Major Concert C Major A Major Concert G Major E Major Concert D Major B Major - Enharmonic to C Flat Major Here is a list of all minor scales and their fingerings on saxophone: B Minor Scale C Minor Scale C-sharp Minor Scale D Minor Scale D-sharp Minor Scale E Minor Scale F Minor Scale F-sharp Minor Scale G Minor Scale G-sharp Minor Scale A Minor Scale A-sharp Minor Scale Groovy 100 F# major/D# minor 8. C’s relative minor pentatonic scale, A minor pentatonic, begins on the 6 th scale degree of the major pentatonic scale (shown above). Download or print your two octave scale sheets for trumpet, flute, clarinet, saxophone and all other brass and wind instruments now from JustForBrass.com. Tenor Saxophone Jazz Ensemble Blues Scales 1. So concert Bb is C on tenor sax, concert F is G on tenor sax, etc. Scales for B Tenor Saxophone Created by Ken Dahlin Moving Through the Circle of Fifths by Adding Sharps G Major Concert F Major D Major Concert C Major A Major Concert G Major E Major Concert D Major B Major - Enharmonic to C Flat Major Notice that the same scale can be used equally well over the major and minor sections. Lets talk about the blues scale. Check out our free fingering charts for brass instruments and wind instruments. Title: minor scales - altosax - Full Score Author: Joe Created Date: 3/19/2012 8:29:47 AM Tenor Saxophone Jazz Ensemble Blues Scales 1. Two Octave Harmonic Minor Scales And when used in the right places, a very hip sounding tool. Looking for more free resources for music teachers and students? the pentatonic scale. A minor pentatonic contains scale degrees 1, b3, 4, 5, and b7. 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