Blues Heptatonic Scale on the Piano

The Blues Heptatonic scale belongs to the group of African scales because of the geographical location where it was born and its typical sound. If you are looking forward to improvise African music, then the Blues Heptatonic scale can be an excellent choice.

The Blues Heptatonic scale contains both a major and minor third, making it a 'dual' scale. This means that the scale can be used to both create melancholic or cheerful music depending on which notes you use. The Blues Heptatonic is usually used for improvising ethnic music and can be a great addition for your blues piano licks.

Learn everything about the Blues Heptatonic Scale:

  • How to play the Blues Heptatonic Scale on the piano with proper fingering.
  • How to improvise and compose your own music with the Blues Heptatonic scale.
  • How to harmonize this scale and in what music styles it can be used.

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