The accompanying chart lists the most commonly occurring chords in jazz harmony along with the scales normally associated with each. The chords are grouped into the four basic categories of major, minor, dominant, and half diminished. In a pinch, any scale from any chord in any one of these categories can be used for any other chord in that category. There is an additional category for miscellaneous chords at the end. There are many more possible scales and chords. However, these are the most important ones in traditional jazz harmony.
Chord Scale C major, C lydian, C major bebop Cmaj7, Cmaj9, C6, C C major pentatonic, G major pentatonic Cmaj7#11 C lydian, B in sen C dorian, C minor bebop, C minor pentatonic Cm7, Cm9, Cm11, Cm F major pentatonic, Bb major pentatonic Eb major bebop, C blues, C minor C dorian, C melodic minor, C minor pentatonic, Cm6, Cm F major pentatonic, Bb major pentatonic, C minor bebop, Eb major bebop, D in sen Cm-maj7 C melodic minor, C harmonic minor, Eb major bebop Cm7b6 C minor, Ab major pentatonic Cm7b9 C phrygian, C phrygian #6 C mixolydian, C lydian dominant, C dominant bebop, C7, C9, C13, C C blues, C major pentatonic C7sus, Csus, C11 C mixolydian Bb/C, Gm7/C C suspended pentatonic, F major pentatonic C7#11, C7 C lydian dominant C7alt, C7#9#5, C7#9 C altered, F harmonic minor, F melodic minor C7b9b5, C7b9 C HW diminished, F harmonic minor, F melodic minor C7aug, C7+, C7#5 C whole tone Cm7b5 C locrian #2, C locrian Cdim7 C WH diminished C phrygian, C phrygian #6, C Spanish phrygian Cphryg C in sen Cmaj7#5 C lydian augmented, C major bebop C7susb9 C phrygian #6, C phrygian