These are four voicings that are not too hard to play and that you can apply in a lot of different ways. Try to find different versions of accompanying the jazzstandard "ladybird" (Tadd Dameron) with it. You´ll find a leadsheet in the download sectionRead More
In this lesson I finally reveal how to play a II V I in minor using only maj 7#5 chords. There will be some new voicings and tips on finding new sounds on your guitar.
How can I use a maj7#5 chord to play a 2 5 1 in minor? And how can i use a chord voicing in more than one way?
Let´s play II V I in Bb minor using only half-diminished chords. There are two options: parallel motion and good old voice-leading.
In this episode I explain how you can use a half-diminished voicing to create three different sounds:the half-diminished itself, the minor 6 sound and an altered dominant seventh sound.
In this episode I´ll show you a methode that helps you apply drop 2 voicings to a jazz standard tune.
The concept is called PERPETUUM MOBILE.
In this video I demonstrate the concept using a JAZZ BLUES FORM in F.
In this lesson I´ll give you an overview over the four chord types maj7,dom7,m7 and m7b5 .While using drop 2 voicings.I´ll show you all 4 inversions on the three stringpairs.You´ll find a chord chart with all 48 different voicings on this website.
In this episode I´ll talk about constructing a walking bass line.I´ll show you some exercises that will help you improvise your own walking bass lines.
In the last two episodes I´ll talked about barre chords and triads in closed position. This video demonstrates how you can get from triads in closed position to triads in open position. There will be a new episode each monday.
This is lesson number two of a short three part series about Triads: (1) Barre Chords → (2) Triads Close Position → (3)Triads Open Position In this episode I´ll explain the four types of triads: major,minor, augmented and diminished.
In the next three episodes I´ll talk about triads: (1) Barre Chords → (2)Triads Close Position → (3)Triads Open Position.
In this episode I´ll explain four different types of Barre Chords and how you can find them on your fretboard.
I´ll show you 3 rhythmic comping possibilities for shellvoicings in a duo situation.
In this video I will talk about drop 2 voicings and how you can find their inversions.
I´ll give you some tips how to practice drop 2 voicings and in the same time get to know the notes on your fretboard even better.
Last but not least the exercises i´ll show you will help you find some open string voicings.
I´ll talk about triplets and their subdivision, I´ll show you three exercices how you can practice triplets by counting out loud and clapping your hands.
I´ll talk about Shellvoicings with the root either on the E or the A string and I´ll explain three chordtypes : maj7,dom7 and m7.
I´ll talk about drop 2 Voicings, why they are so useful and how you can construct one for yourself.