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Old 08-06-2007, 04:33 PM   #1
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Scales for reggae?

Hi, can anyone tell me what sort of scales and chords are commonly used in raggae music?

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Old 08-06-2007, 04:37 PM   #2
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i've noticed reggae is more about inflection on the notes than scales. just as an FYI i do notice basic major, minor, pentatonic and blues scales primarily in reggae
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Old 08-06-2007, 04:38 PM   #3
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Major chords played with upstrokes on the 2nd and 4th beats of the bar I think, But I'm not certain
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Old 08-06-2007, 04:42 PM   #4
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The Music Theory FAQ above should give you a better idea.

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Emphasis on the upbeat.
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