SMG Guitar Lesson #24: Blues Scale in Second Octave Position

Blues Scale Pattern and Exercises in Second Octave Position

In G Blues, the second octave position is found between the fifth and eighth frets.

Here’s the beginner level exercise. The  melody is somewhat based on Albert King’s “Born Under A Bad Sign”.

In E Blues, the second octave position is found between the second and fifth frets, but the scale pattern is the same.

Here’s the intermediate level exercise from the video, which contains a “monster riff” or two:

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  • Bill Hahn

    Rob,

    These are a great series of lessons. I particularly like the thought of learning the scale in a musical sense. I know my blues scales, but using them musically is the real challenge.

    Thanks for putting these out there, they are a HUGE help!

    Rock on!

    Bill

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