blues scale

noun

Definition of blues scale

: a musical scale having intervals that mutate between major and minor and used especially in jazz

First Known Use of blues scale

1939, in the meaning defined above

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“Blues scale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blues%20scale. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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