B-sharp blues scale

The Solution below shows the B# blues scale, on the piano, treble clef and bass clef.

The Lesson steps then explain 2 different ways of constructing this blues scale.

The 1st construction, using the major scale, starts at the First Lesson - 1.

The 2nd construction, using the minor pentatonic scale, is the Final Lesson - 6.

For a quick summary of this topic, have a look at Blues scale.

 Key C C# Db D D# Eb E E# Fb F F# Gb G G# Ab A A# Bb B [B#] Cb

Solution

1. B-sharp blues scale

This step shows the B-sharp blues scale on the piano, treble clef and bass clef. There are 6 blues scale notes plus the octave of the tonic note - a total of 7 notes.

The B-sharp blues scale has 3 flats, 1 sharp.

B-sharp blues scale note names
Note no.Note name
1The 1st note of the B-sharp blues scale is B#
2The 2nd note of the B-sharp blues scale is Eb
3The 3rd note of the B-sharp blues scale is F
4The 4th note of the B-sharp blues scale is Gb
5The 5th note of the B-sharp blues scale is G
6The 6th note of the B-sharp blues scale is Bb
7The 7th note of the B-sharp blues scale is B#