Blues Improvising

 Audio Full Backing Track

Chord Progression

| A7 | A7 | A7 | A7 |
| D7 | D7 | A7 | A7 |
| E7 | D7 | A7 | E7 |

Tablature For Backing Track

Use the E Blues Scale...

R = Lowest Root Note
r = root note (other)

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R --> starts on the 12th fret or Open (E Minor Pentatonic)

Scale: A Major Scale

1 - [T] - 2 - [T] - 3 - <S> - 4 - [T] - 5 - [T] - 6 - [T] - 7 - <S> - 8

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
A
B
C#
D
E
F#
G#
A

Chord Key Relation (Common chords used in this key)

Degree
Formula
Chords
Chord
Formula *
Chord
Notes *
Progression
Chords
Chord
Formula **
Chord
Notes **
1st Major
A
1-3-5
A-C#-E A7 1-3-5-7b A-C#-E-G
2nd Minor
Bm
1-3b-5
B-D-F#      
3rd Minor
C#m
1-3b-5
C#-E-G#      
4th Major
D
1-3-5
D-F#-A D7 1-3-5-7b D-F#-A-C
5th Major
E
1-3-5
E-G#-B E7 1-3-5-7b E-G#-B-D
6th Minor
F#m
1-3b-5
F-A-C#      
7th Diminished
G#dim
1-3b-5b
G#-B-D      
8th Octave
A
1-3-5
A-C#-E      

Degree Formula - This is a formula that work out the chords used in any key
Chords - These are the common chords used in the key of D Major
Chord Formula * - This is the formula that creates chords, 1-3-5 representing the 1st, 3rd & 5th notes of any 8 note Major Scale
Chord Notes * - These are the notes created from the previous column, Chord Formula
Progression Chords - These are the chords used in the song
Chord Formula ** - This is the formula that creates the chords in the previous column
Chord Notes ** - These are the notes created from the previous column, Chord Formula