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if a song done in C concert is played as D on a Bb instrument (tenor sax), is a song in Cminor concert played as Dminor on tenor. And is there a Dminor blues scale just like a D blues scale using 1 3b 4 5b 5 7b
 

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Short answers are:
Yes, a song in C minor "concert" (on the piano) would be in D minor on the tenor saxophone.

Yes, there is a D minor blues scale, and it is the one you wrote: 1, b3, 4, b5, 5, b7.

Even though that same blues scale DOES get used on major blues, lots of players also use a "major" blues scale: 1, 2, b3, 3, 5, 6.
 

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Thanks, I didn't know there was a major and a minor blues scale.
Some people think there aren't, it's very common for people to say "the blues scale" meaning the minor blues scale.

I remember when I started talking about the major blues scale, loads of people told me there was no such thing. I may have made up the the term, but the scale certainly existed and was recognised by some much better blues players than me.

More info:

http://tamingthesaxophone.com/rock-blues-beginners.html

http://tamingthesaxophone.com/rock-blues-beginners-2.html
 
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