Ab scales

Guitar scales with Ab as the root note.
Choose from the categories below for fingerboard diagrams and supplementary information.

Ab Major Ab Minor Ab Melodic Minor Ab Harmonic Minor Ab Pentatonic Major Ab Pentatonic Minor Ab Blues Ab Rock 'n' roll Ab Ionian Ab Dorian Ab Phrygian Ab Lydian Ab Mixolydian Ab Aeolian Ab Locrian Ab Dorian Bebop Ab Mixolydian Bebop Ab Gypsy Major Ab Gypsy Minor

Explanations

Major - One of the most common scales, containing seven notes. The Ab Major scale are connected to the key of Ab (A flat), they contain same notes.
Minor - One of the most common scales, containing seven notes. The Ab Minor scale are connected to the key of Ab Minor (A flat Minor), they contain same notes. Ab Minor is sometimes written as Abm in shortened form. Sometimes written as Natural Minor to distinguish it from other Minor scale categories.
Melodic Minor - A Minor scale that differ from the natural Minor by containing one instead of three flattened notes.
Harmonic Minor - A Minor scale that differ from the natural Minor by containing two instead of three flattened notes.
Pentatonic Major - One of the two most common five-notes scales. Based on the regular Major scale, but with two omitted notes (the 4th and the 7th).
Pentatonic Minor - One of the two most common five-notes scales. Based on the natural Minor scale, but with two omitted notes (the 2nd and the 6th).
Blues - The par excellence scale choice for blues. Also referred to as the Pentatonic Minor Blues scale.
"Rock 'n' roll" - Pentatonic Major and Blues hybrid scale.
Ionian - The first mode of the Major scale.
Dorian - The second mode of the Major scale.
Phrygian - The third mode of the Major scale.
Lydian - The fourth mode of the Major scale.
Mixolydian - The fifth mode of the Major scale.
Aeolian - The sixth mode of the Major scale, also referred to as the Minor scale.
Locrian - The seventh mode of the Major scale.
Dorian Bebop - Contains the notes of the Dorian plus a passing note.
Mixolydian Bebop - Contains the notes of the Mixolydian plus a passing note.
Gypsy Major - A seven-note scale, also known as the Spanish Gypsy scale and the Byzantine scale.
Gypsy Minor - A seven-note scale, also known as the Byzantine Minor scale.