The Bb Minor Blues Scale contains the following notes:

Bb – Db – Eb – Fb – F – Ab

For a complete lesson on the Minor Blues Scale, read this lesson.

If you already know about the minor blues scale and would just like to know how to play it in five positions as well as the open position of Bb, read on. This page includes notation/tabs and scale diagrams for each position along the fretboard.

Open Position Bb Minor Blues Scale

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B Flat Minor Blues Scale CAGED Positions

Here are the 5 CAGED positions for the B flat minor blues scale (notes and tabs).

1st Position (lowest fret is 1)

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3rd Position (lowest fret is 3)

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6th Position (lowest fret is 6)

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8th Position (lowest fret is 8)

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10th Position (lowest fret is 10)

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Further Reading

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