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Blues - Six-Note

This Hexatonic (six-note) scale adds the “Blue Note” to the Mode One Pentatonic Minor scale. There are several possible ways of fingering this new note … use your ear to figure out which one you like best.

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SNAFT Format

<xxx|xxx
<xxx|xxo
<xxx|xoo
<xxx|oxo
<xxx|ooo
<xox|ooo
<oox|ooo

Full Name: Mode One Blues Six-Note

Scale steps: 3-2-1-1-3-2

Sound Samples

Here's a sample of the basic scale as well as a woven scale on an E minor Native American flute:

Woven Blues Six-Note Scale

Clint Goss. E minor flute of Spalted Maple by Barry Higgins. E minor flute of Spalted Maple by Barry Higgins

Nakai Tablature and Notes

Blues Six-Note Scale

Possible Alternate Fingerings on Six-Hole Flutes

Possible Alternate Fingerings on Five-Hole Flutes

Blues Six-Note Scale

Woven Scale Exercise

Blues Six-Note Woven Scale

 
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