• Who Else Is Interested In Learning What The Backdoor Dominant Chord Is?

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    If you need to understand what the backdoor dominant chord is, where it’s derived, and how to form it in the major key, then this lesson is for you.

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    Jazz Improvisation: The “Avoid Note” And Scale Options That Keep Them Away

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    You don’t have to think about the avoid note while improvising over the 2-5-1- chord progression using the scale options we’re covering in this lesson.

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    Jazz Musicians: “What’s The Most Unpleasant Interval You Can Play In Jazz Theory?”

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    This lesson will open your eyes to the most unpleasant interval in jazz theory; with 4 examples of scale tone chords where you can find them.

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    A Lesson On The Lydian Dominant Scale And My Favorite Dominant Thirteenth Chord

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    Let me take you by the hand and let’s explore the Lydian dominant scale and its dominant chord: the dominant thirteenth [sharp eleventh] chord.

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    Who Else Wants To Add That Lydian Flavor To The 1-Chord In The Major Key?

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    Discover the Lydian flavor that every serious gospel and jazz musician must NOT be without.

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    Implied Harmony: Here’s How Perfect And Diminished Fifth Intervals Can Be Used As Chord Voicings

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    This lesson on implied harmony will show you how intervals can be used to play a variety of seventh chord types.

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    Fresh Perspectives To The 2-5-1 Chord Progression Using Advanced Chord Voicings

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    I guarantee you that the 2-5-1 chord progressions we covered in this lesson (5 of them) will explode your chordal vocabulary.

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