• How To Form Seventh Chords In Two Shakes Of A Dog’s Tail Using Third Intervals And The Circle Of Fifths Chart

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    If you’re interested in learning how to form seventh chords, this lesson is for you.

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    Is It Circle Of Fourths Or Circle Of Fifths?

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    Discover the relationship between the circle of fifths and circle of fourths in this lesson.

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    Using the Circle of Fifths To Learn Your Primary Chords

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    Every key has primary chords and secondary chords. In fact, without even knowing they are called “primary chords,” you’ve probably realized certain chords appear in certain keys more than others. Yup, those chords are the ones built off the 1st, 4th, and 5th degrees of the scale. Consider the C major scale: If you numbered […]

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    FINALLY CRACKED! How (and why) to use the circle of fifths to learn every chord in ALL 12 keys…

    Wow, what can I say…

    I think I’ve started something here…

    The last few weeks, I’ve been trying out a new format
    by taking really good questions from students and not only
    answering them personally, but sending them to our entire
    mailing list.

    This has resulted in a lot of love — and even MORE
    questions from dedicated students all around the world. I’ve
    received at least a good couple hundred questions that could
    easily keep me busy sending responses like this for years…

    But here’s one that made the top of the list. I think
    you’ll really be helped by my reply to Tyler. It’s long but
    packed with details. About 5 lessons in one.

    PRINT THIS OUT because it really is *that* important.

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    ***Comment From Tyler N***

    Hi Jermaine,

    Dude, you are incredible. Your knowledge of theory is on
    another planet. Thanks for what you do man, for real.

    I’m trying to learn all 12 keys and I happen…

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    Let’s squash this once and for all… Is it really “circle of fifths” or “circle of fourths?”

    Here it is…

    The famous circle! Some people call it the “circle of fifths.” Others call it the “circle of fourths.”

    Who’s right… who’s wrong?

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    Effectively Practicing with Circle of Fifths Patterns

    In this online classroom, I’m going to share a few exercises that you can literally start implementing in your practice routines immediately!   Keep in mind that these exercises can also be used as slow progressions or warm-up pieces. They follow the classic circle of fifths pattern and will not only help you to memorize […]

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    A Lesson On The Application Of The Circle Of Fourths And Fifths

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    Our focus in this lesson is on the application of the circle of fourths and fifths.

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