B Scale Charts – Guitar Theory

APPENDIX
B

Scale Charts

Here are fretboard charts for various scales you’ve learned about in this book.

First, here is the Major Scale (also called the Ionian Mode):

Here are the five positions of the minor pentatonic scale:

Here is the blues scale (shown only in first position):

Here are the Dorian and Phrygian Modal scales (which are the same as the second and third positions of the Major Scale):

Here are the Lydian and Mixolydian Modal scales (which are the same as the fourth and fifth positions of the Major Scale):

Here are the Aeolian and Locrian Modal scales (which are the same as the sixth and seventh positions of the Major Scale). The Aeolian Modal scale is also “Natural Minor” scale:

These are the Harmonic Minor and Melodic Minor scales: