Misc Scales - Essential Scales tab

15 essential scales and 5 different ways to play each
( I tabbed it all in the key of C)

C Major (Ionian) WWHWWWHType 1---------------------------------------------------------7---8---------------------------------------------------8---10----------------------------------------------7---9---10------------------------------------------7---9---10------------------------------------------7---8---10----------------------------------------------8---10-----------------------------------------------------------
Type 2----------------------------------------------------------------------10----------------------------------------------------------10---12---13-----------------------------------------------------10---12-----------------------------------------------------10---12---14------------------------------------------------10---12---14------------------------------------------------10---12---13---------------------------------------------------------------
Type 3----------------------------------------------------------------------12----------------------------------------------------------12---13---15-----------------------------------------------------12---14-----------------------------------------------------12---14---15------------------------------------------------12---14---15------------------------------------------------12---13---15---------------------------------------------------------------
Type 4----------------------------------------------------1---3-----------------------------------------------3---5-------------------------------------------2---4---5---------------------------------------2---3---5---------------------------------------2---3---5-------------------------------------------3---5-------------------------------------------------------
Type 5--------------------------------------------------------5--- --------------------------------------------5---6---8-------------------------------------------5---7-------------------------------------------5---7---9---------------------------------------5---7---8---------------------------------------5---7---8---------------------------------------------------
C Natural Minor (Aeolian) WHWWHWWType 1---------------------------------------------------------------------(8)---------------------------------------------------------------9---11-------------------------------------------------------8---10---12------------------------------------------------8---(10)---12------------------------------------------------8---10---11------------------------------------------------(8)---10---11--------------------------------------------------------------
Type 2--------------------------------------------------------------------------11---------------------------------------------------------------(13)---15-----------------------------------------------------12---13---15--------------------------------------------------12---13---15------------------------------------------------11---13---(15)------------------------------------------------11---13---15-----------------------------------------------------------------
Type 3------------------------------------------------------------1-------------------------------------------------(1)---3---4---------------------------------------------1---3-----------------------------------------------1---3---5-----------------------------------------1---(3)---5-----------------------------------------1---3---4-------------------------------------------------------
Type 4------------------------------------------------------------3---------------------------------------------------3---4---6---------------------------------------------3---(5)---------------------------------------------3---5---6-----------------------------------------(3)---5---6-----------------------------------------3---4---6-------------------------------------------------------
Type 5----------------------------------------------------------------6-----------------------------------------------------------8---9--------------------------------------------------7---8---10-------------------------------------------6---8---(10)-------------------------------------------6---8---10-------------------------------------------6---(8)---10--------------------------------------------------------
C Dorian WHWWWHWType 1---------------------------------------------------------------------(8)----------------------------------------------------------8---10---11-------------------------------------------------------8---10-----------------------------------------------------8---(10)---12------------------------------------------------8---10---12------------------------------------------------(8)---10---11--------------------------------------------------------------
Type 2--------------------------------------------------------------------------11---------------------------------------------------------------(13)---15-----------------------------------------------------12---14---15--------------------------------------------------12---13---15------------------------------------------------12---13---(15)------------------------------------------------11---13---15-----------------------------------------------------------------
Type 3------------------------------------------------------------1-------------------------------------------------------3---4---------------------------------------------2---3---(5)-----------------------------------------1---3---5-----------------------------------------1---(3)---5-----------------------------------------1---3---5-------------------------------------------------------
Type 4------------------------------------------------------------3---------------------------------------------------3---4---6---------------------------------------------3---(5)---------------------------------------------3---5---7-----------------------------------------(3)---5---6-----------------------------------------3---5---6-------------------------------------------------------
Type 5--------------------------------------------------------5---6---------------------------------------------------6---8---------------------------------------------(5)---7---8-----------------------------------------5---7---8-------------------------------------------5---6---8---------------------------------------------6---(8)---------------------------------------------------------
C Phrygian HWWWHWWType 1-------------------------------------------------------------------(8)---------------------------------------------------------8---9---11------------------------------------------------------8---10---------------------------------------------------8---(10)---11----------------------------------------------8---10---11-----------------------------------------------(8)---9---11-------------------------------------------------------------
Type 2--------------------------------------------------------------------------11---------------------------------------------------------------(13)---14-----------------------------------------------------12---13---15--------------------------------------------------11---13---15------------------------------------------------11---13---(15)------------------------------------------------11---13---15-----------------------------------------------------------------
Type 3------------------------------------------------------------1-------------------------------------------------(1)---2---4---------------------------------------------1---3-----------------------------------------------1---3---5-----------------------------------------1---(3)---4-----------------------------------------1---3---4-------------------------------------------------------
Type 4------------------------------------------------------------3-------------------------------------------------------4---6---------------------------------------------3---(5)---6-----------------------------------------3---5---6-----------------------------------------(3)---4---6-----------------------------------------3---4---6-------------------------------------------------------
Type 5-------------------------------------------------------------6----------------------------------------------------6---8---9------------------------------------------------6---8---------------------------------------------6---8---(10)-----------------------------------------6---8---10-----------------------------------------6---(8)---9------------------------------------------------------
C Lydian WWWHWWHType 1------------------------------------------------------------7---(8)--------------------------------------------------7---8---10----------------------------------------------------7---9--------------------------------------------------7---9---(10)---------------------------------------------7---9---10-------------------------------------------------(8)---10--------------------------------------------------------------
Type 2----------------------------------------------------------------(8)---10---------------------------------------------------------10---12------------------------------------------------------9---11---12------------------------------------------------9---(10)---12------------------------------------------------9---10---12------------------------------------------------------10---12--------------------------------------------------------------------
Type 3--------------------------------------------------------------------------12----------------------------------------------------------12---(13)---15-----------------------------------------------------12---14-------------------------------------------------------12---14---16------------------------------------------------12---14---(15)------------------------------------------------12---14---15-----------------------------------------------------------------
Type 4--------------------------------------------------------2---3---------------------------------------------------3---5---------------------------------------------2---4---(5)-----------------------------------------2---4---5-----------------------------------------2---(3)---5---------------------------------------------3---5-----------------------------------------------------------
Type 5------------------------------------------------------------5---------------------------------------------------5---7---8---------------------------------------------(5)---7---------------------------------------------5---7---9-------------------------------------------5---7---9-----------------------------------------5---7---(8)-----------------------------------------------------
C Mixolydian WWHWWHWType 1-------------------------------------------------------------6---(8)-------------------------------------------------------8---10----------------------------------------------------7---9---10----------------------------------------------7---8---(10)----------------------------------------------7---8---10--------------------------------------------------(8)---10---------------------------------------------------------------
Type 2-------------------------------------------------------------------------10----------------------------------------------------------10---11---(13)-----------------------------------------------------10---12-----------------------------------------------------(10)---12---14------------------------------------------------10---12---14---------------------------------------------------10---12---14-----------------------------------------------------------------
Type 3--------------------------------------------------------------------------12---------------------------------------------------------------(13)---15-----------------------------------------------------12---14---15--------------------------------------------------12---14---15------------------------------------------------12---13---(15)------------------------------------------------12---13---15-----------------------------------------------------------------
Type 4------------------------------------------------------------3---------------------------------------------------3---5---6---------------------------------------------3---(5)---------------------------------------------3---5---7-----------------------------------------(3)---5---7-----------------------------------------3---5---6-------------------------------------------------------
Type 5------------------------------------------------------------5---------------------------------------------------5---6---8---------------------------------------------(5)---7---------------------------------------------5---7---8-------------------------------------------5---7---8-----------------------------------------5---6---(8)-----------------------------------------------------
C Locrian HWWHWWWType 1-------------------------------------------------------------------(8)-------------------------------------------------------------9---11-----------------------------------------------------8---10---11----------------------------------------------8---(10)---11-----------------------------------------------8---9---11------------------------------------------------(8)---9---11-------------------------------------------------------------
Type 2--------------------------------------------------------------------------11----------------------------------------------------------11---(13)---14-----------------------------------------------------11---13-------------------------------------------------------11---13---15------------------------------------------------11---13---(15)------------------------------------------------11---13---14-----------------------------------------------------------------
Type 3------------------------------------------------------------1-------------------------------------------------(1)---2---4---------------------------------------------1---3-----------------------------------------------1---3---4-----------------------------------------1---(3)---4-----------------------------------------1---2---4-------------------------------------------------------
Type 4------------------------------------------------------------2-------------------------------------------------------4---6---------------------------------------------3---(5)---6-----------------------------------------3---4---6-----------------------------------------(3)---4---6-----------------------------------------2---4---6-------------------------------------------------------
Type 5--------------------------------------------------------------6---------------------------------------------------------7---9------------------------------------------------6---8---10-----------------------------------------6---8---(10)------------------------------------------6---8---9-------------------------------------------6---(8)---9-------------------------------------------------------
C harmonic minor WHWWHm3HType 1---------------------------------------------------------------------(8)---------------------------------------------------------------9---12-------------------------------------------------------8---10---12------------------------------------------------9---(10)---12------------------------------------------------8---10---11------------------------------------------------(8)---10---11--------------------------------------------------------------
Type 2--------------------------------------------------------------------------11----------------------------------------------------------12---(13)---15-----------------------------------------------------12---13-------------------------------------------------------12---13---15------------------------------------------------11---14---(15)------------------------------------------------11---13---15-----------------------------------------------------------------
Type 3------------------------------------------------------------1-------------------------------------------------(1)---3---4---------------------------------------------1---4-----------------------------------------------1---3---5-----------------------------------------2---(3)---5-----------------------------------------1---3---4-------------------------------------------------------
Type 4------------------------------------------------------------3---------------------------------------------------3---4---6---------------------------------------------3---(5)---------------------------------------------3---5---6-----------------------------------------(3)---5---6-----------------------------------------3---4---7-------------------------------------------------------
Type 5----------------------------------------------------------------7-----------------------------------------------------------8---9--------------------------------------------------7---8---10-------------------------------------------6---9---(10)-------------------------------------------6---8---10-------------------------------------------7---(8)---10--------------------------------------------------------
C jazz melodic minor WHWWWWHType 1---------------------------------------------------------------------(8)----------------------------------------------------------8---10---12-------------------------------------------------------8---10-----------------------------------------------------9---(10)---12------------------------------------------------8---10---12------------------------------------------------(8)---10---11--------------------------------------------------------------
Type 2--------------------------------------------------------------------------11----------------------------------------------------------12---(13)---15-----------------------------------------------------12---14-------------------------------------------------------12---13---15------------------------------------------------12---14---(15)------------------------------------------------11---13---15-----------------------------------------------------------------
Type 3------------------------------------------------------------1-------------------------------------------------------3---4---------------------------------------------2---4---(5)-----------------------------------------1---3---5-----------------------------------------2---(3)---5-----------------------------------------1---3---5-------------------------------------------------------
Type 4------------------------------------------------------------3-------------------------------------------------------4---6---------------------------------------------4---(5)---7-----------------------------------------3---5---7-----------------------------------------(3)---5---6-----------------------------------------3---5---7-------------------------------------------------------
Type 5-----------------------------------------------------------------7-----------------------------------------------------------8---10--------------------------------------------------7---8---10--------------------------------------------7---9---(10)--------------------------------------------6---8---10--------------------------------------------7---(8)---10---------------------------------------------------------
C Lydian flat-seven WWWHWHWType 1------------------------------------------------------------6---(8)--------------------------------------------------7---8---10----------------------------------------------------7---9--------------------------------------------------7---8---(10)---------------------------------------------7---9---10-------------------------------------------------(8)---10--------------------------------------------------------------
Type 2----------------------------------------------------------------(8)---10---------------------------------------------------------10---12------------------------------------------------------9---11---12------------------------------------------------9---(10)---12------------------------------------------------9---10---12------------------------------------------------------10---12--------------------------------------------------------------------
Type 3--------------------------------------------------------------------------12----------------------------------------------------------12---(13)---15-----------------------------------------------------12---14-------------------------------------------------------12---14---16------------------------------------------------12---14---(15)------------------------------------------------12---14---15-----------------------------------------------------------------
Type 4--------------------------------------------------------2---3---------------------------------------------------3---5---------------------------------------------2---4---(5)-----------------------------------------2---4---5-----------------------------------------2---(3)---5---------------------------------------------3---5-----------------------------------------------------------
Type 5------------------------------------------------------------5---------------------------------------------------5---7---8---------------------------------------------(5)---7---------------------------------------------5---7---9-------------------------------------------5---7---9-----------------------------------------5---7---(8)-----------------------------------------------------
C whole tone WWWWWWType 1---------------------------------------------------------8---------------------------------------------------9---11------------------------------------------7---9---11----------------------------------------8---(10)----------------------------------------7---9---11----------------------------------------(8)---10-----------------------------------------------------
Type 2----------------------------------------------------2-----------------------------------------------3---5-----------------------------------------3---(5)-------------------------------------2---4---6-------------------------------------(3)---5-------------------------------------2---4---6-----------------------------------------------
C diminished (whole-half) WHWHWHWHType 1----------------------------------------------------------------------7---(8)---------------------------------------------------------7---9---10------------------------------------------------------7---8---10----------------------------------------------------7---9---(10)----------------------------------------------------8---9---11---------------------------------------------------(8)---10---11----------------------------------------------------------------
Type 2----------------------------------------------------------------2---4-------------------------------------------------------3---4---6-------------------------------------------------2---4---(5)-------------------------------------------------3---4---6-------------------------------------------------(3)---5---6-------------------------------------------------4---5---7---------------------------------------------------------------
C pentatonic (major) WWm3Wm3Type 1-----------------------------------------------(8)-----------------------------------------8---10---------------------------------------7---9--------------------------------------7---(10)------------------------------------7---10------------------------------------(8)---10---------------------------------------------
Type 2----------------------------------------------------10--------------------------------------------10---(13)---------------------------------------9---12---------------------------------------(10)---12--------------------------------------10---12----------------------------------------10---12--------------------------------------------------
Type 3------------------------------------------------------12---------------------------------------------(13)---15----------------------------------------12---14------------------------------------------12---14----------------------------------------12---(15)----------------------------------------12---15----------------------------------------------------
Type 4--------------------------------------------3---------------------------------------3---5---------------------------------2---(5)---------------------------------2---5---------------------------------(3)---5---------------------------------3---5-------------------------------------------
Type 5--------------------------------------------5---------------------------------------5---8---------------------------------(5)---7---------------------------------5---7-----------------------------------5---7---------------------------------5---(8)-----------------------------------------
C pentatonic (minor) m3WWm3WType 1-------------------------------------------------8-------------------------------------------8---11--------------------------------------8---10------------------------------------8---(10)------------------------------------8---10------------------------------------(8)---11---------------------------------------------
Type 2----------------------------------------------------11---------------------------------------------11---13----------------------------------------10---12--------------------------------------(10)---13--------------------------------------10---13----------------------------------------11---13--------------------------------------------------
Type 3--------------------------------------------1-------------------------------------(1)---4---------------------------------0---3-----------------------------------1---3---------------------------------1---(3)---------------------------------1---3-------------------------------------------
Type 4--------------------------------------------3---------------------------------------4---6---------------------------------3---(5)---------------------------------3---5---------------------------------(3)---6---------------------------------3---6-------------------------------------------
Type 5--------------------------------------------6---------------------------------------6---8---------------------------------(5)---8---------------------------------5---8-----------------------------------6---8---------------------------------6---(8)-----------------------------------------
C blues scale (with major third and flatted fifth) m3HHHHm3WType 1----------------------------------------------------------------8----------------------------------------------------------8---11--------------------------------------------8---9---10---11--------------------------------------------8---10---------------------------------------------7---8---9---10-------------------------------------------(8)---11------------------------------------------------------------
Type 2--------------------------------------------------------------------------11---------------------------------------------------------------11---(13)-----------------------------------------------------10---11---12------------------------------------------------(10)---13---14-----------------------------------------------------10---13--------------------------------------------------11---12---13---14------------------------------------------------------------
Type 3----------------------------------------------------------------11---12---13-----------------------------------------------------11---(13)----------------------------------------------------------11---12-------------------------------------------------------13---14---15-----------------------------------------------------13---(15)-----------------------------------------------------13---14---15-----------------------------------------------------------------
Type 4--------------------------------------------------------2---3-----------------------------------------------4---5---6---------------------------------------------3---(5)-----------------------------------------2---3---4---5-----------------------------------------(3)---6-------------------------------------------------3---6-----------------------------------------------------------
Type 5------------------------------------------------------------6-----------------------------------------------5---6---7---8-----------------------------------------(5)---8-------------------------------------------------5---8-------------------------------------------6---7---8---9-----------------------------------------6---(8)---------------------------------------------------------
thanks for reading this. this can definetely boost your soloing power
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