Bb scales

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

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

Explanations

Major - One of the most common scales, containing seven notes. The Bb Major scale are connected to the key of Bb (B flat), they contain same notes.
Minor - One of the most common scales, containing seven notes. The Bb Minor scale are connected to the key of Bb Minor (B flat Minor), they contain same notes. Bb Minor is sometimes written as Bbm 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 mode plus a passing note.
Mixolydian Bebop - Contains the notes of the Mixolydian mode 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.