The G Minor Blues Scale contains the following notes:

G – Bb – C – Db – D – F

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 G, read on. This page includes notation/tabs and scale diagrams for each position along the fretboard.

Open Position G Minor Blues Scale

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G Minor Blues Scale CAGED Positions

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

3rd Position (lowest fret is 3)

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5th Position (lowest fret is 5)

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7th Position (lowest fret is 7)

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10th Position (lowest fret is 10)

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12th Position (lowest fret is 12)

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Further Reading

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