• Consonant Intervals: The Building Blocks Of Major and Minor Triads (+ Bonus 111-pg PDF Quick Guide)

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    In this lesson, we’ll explore the ins and outs of consonant intervals. An “interval” is the distance between two points, events, or ends. Learn the difference between consonant and dissonant intervals and how they’re the building blocks of chords.

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    Pedal Point Progressions: Bass Note vs Foreign Harmony

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    A pedal point is a sustained tone, typically in the bass, that is played while a foreign harmony or chord is sounded on the right hand. Learn the ins and outs of pedal points and how to use them in this lesson.

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    The Coltrane Changes

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    In jazz harmony, “Coltrane Changes” refers to substitute chord progressions made popular by jazz musician, John Coltrane. In this post, we’ll explore how it works.

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    Exposed: The Top Four Characteristics of Phat Chords

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    The term “phat chords” is a popular but unconventional nomenclature (name) for chords. Learn these eye-opening 4 characteristics of phat chords & how to transform your chords almost immediately.

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    Other Types of Suspended Chords You Can Put To Use Right Away!

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    In this lesson, we’ll explore even more types of suspended chords you can inject into your playing to add flavor and style. We’ll end with one way to apply them in a real-life chord progression.

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    Suspended Chords – How To Play and Recognize Them

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    Suspended chords result when the third of a chord is replaced by the perfect fourth, or less commonly, the major second. Learn the ins and outs in this lesson.

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    How to Recognize Piano Chords

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    Learn how to recognize piano chords and determine what type of chord it is, even when it doesn’t look obvious (voiced differently, inverted, etc).

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