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Mel Bay's Bass Scale Chart
by Corey Christiansen
Bass Guitar Wall Chart
Mel Bay Publications

A working knowledge of scales and their applications to chord progressions is paramount for bassists. Mel Bay's Bass Scale Chart provides standard notation and tab, fingering diagrams, construction formulas in whole and half steps and application (usage) for the most common scales used today. This easy to read and understand chart is packed full of scalar information. A "must have" for aspiring bassists. 

  • Aeolian Mode
  • Altered Scale
  • Chromatic Scale
  • Diminished Whole-Half
  • Dorian Mode
  • Harmonic Minor Scale
  • Locrian Mode
  • Lydian Dominant
  • Lydian Mode
  • Major Scale
  • Melodic Minor Scale (Jazz Minor)
  • Mixolydian Mode
  • Phrygian Mode
  • Whole-Tone Scale