Bebop Scales

This thread deals with several bebop scale exercises and their application in practice, improvisation, and arranging. Dive in!


F Major Bebop Scale

Get comfortable with the bebop major scale played off the root, third, fifth, and sixth of the chord.

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Concert
Bass Clef
Bb (lower octave)
Bb (higher octave)
Eb


F Major Bebop Scale w/ Chromatic Enclosures

Chromatic enclosures leading into each chord tone and through the inversions of the chord/scale.

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Concert
Bass Clef
Bb (lower octave)
Bb (higher octave)
Eb


F Major Bebop Scale w/ Chromatic Enclosures and Scale Exercise

This is a combination of two exercises that gets you comfortable moving through the bebop scale with chromatic enclosures.

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Concert
Bass Clef
Bb
Eb


Bebop Harmony

Use the F Bebop Major Scale to harmonize lines while arranging!!

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