B Major Blues FeatureThe B Major Blues Scale contains the following notes:

B – C# – D – D# – F# – G#

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

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

5 Positions + Open Position For The B Major Blues Scale

Open Position

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1st Position (lowest fret is 1)

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4th Position (lowest fret is 4)

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6th Position (lowest fret is 6)

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8th Position (lowest fret is 8)

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11th Position (lowest fret is 11)

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Further Reading

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