• The Relationship Between Stable And Unstable Major Seventh Chords In A 2-5 Chord Progression

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    We’re breaking down the 2-5 chord progression and exposing you to what the top players are doing with stable and unstable major seventh chords.

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    Whether Gospel Or Jazz, These 2-5-1 Chord Progressions Rock

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    If you’re interested in learning 2-5-1 chord progressions that can be applied in gospel and jazz styles, this lesson is for you.

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    7 Jazzy Variations Of The Classic 2-5-1 Chord Progression You Can Revolutionize Your Playing With

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    You too can revolutionize your playing with the jazzy variations of the classic 2-5-1 chord progression we’re learning in this lesson.

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    Mastering The 2-5-1 Progression Using Skeleton Voicings

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    In this post, we’ll be mastering the art of playing the “A-B-A” 2-5-1 progression using the skeleton voicing technique.

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    Developing the 2-5-1 Progression in an Augmented Matrix

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    In this post, we’ll be looking at the augmented matrix and how to use it to connect 2-5-1 chord progressions together. These are also known as the Coltrane changes.

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    Ninth Day Of Christmas: Nine Variations of the 2-5-1 Chord Progression

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    In this lesson, we explore nine variations of the 2-5-1 progression with regular and extended altered chords.

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    Who else wants to learn 2-5-1 chord progressions in every key?

    If you’ve been on the blog the last few days, you’ve probably watched my 33-minute video teaching you how to play Robin Thicke’s “Lost Without You.”

    I chose this song because of its simplicity in structure and to show you how easy it is to play a popular song… if you have the right process. Plus, I love the progressions!

    Yesterday, I posted a quick lesson summarizing the chords. But I couldn’t stay long because I was headed to the hospital to support my grandma as she underwent surgery. Thanks for your prayers, by the way! She’s doing great! :-).

    So today, I want to back up and show you a simple way to play the chords of “Lost Without You” in all 12 keys!

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