• Dear Musician, All Tritones Are Not The Same And Here’s Why

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    In this lesson, you’ll understand the difference between tritones: the tritone and the inverted tritone.

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    Did You Know The Diminished Seventh Chord Has Two Mutual Tritones?

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    In this post, we’ll be breaking the diminished seventh chord into mutual tritones.

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    The “Devil In Music” – Tritones vs Augmented 4ths & Diminished 5ths

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    There’s an element in music that has generated a lot of controversies over the years. In the Middle Ages (400AD – 1400AD), it was called the “devil in music” (aka – “diabolus in musica”) and in the eighteenth century, playing it could put you at the risk of being excommunicated. That thing is the “tritone.” Learn more about it in this post.

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    Gospel Musicians: The [Extended] Resolution Of The #4-Diminished Seventh Chord

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    Learn more about the classic #4-diminished seventh chord and how it is resolved in this lesson.

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    The Three Ts Of The Octave — The Tetrachord, Tritone, And The Tone Of Disjunction

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    Take your knowledge of the octave to another level in this lesson on the essential theoretical concepts associated with the octave.

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    Why?! Why Is Everyone Shying Away From The Major Eleventh Chord?

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    This lesson explains why the major eleventh chord is not commonly used.

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    Have You Mastered These 60 Essential Jazz Chords Yet?

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    In this lesson, you’ll be learning 60 essential jazz chords that every jazz player must know. Jazz piano players are known for their vast harmonic vocabulary and ability to transform regular chord progressions to something dynamic and amazing. In the next 12 to 15 minutes, I’ll be taking you by the hand and showing you […]

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