• How To Play Extended Minor Chords For The 3-chord In The Major Key

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    In this lesson, I’ll show you, step-by-step, how to play extended minor chords for the 3-chord in the major key. In a previous lesson, I described the 3-chord as the most complicated chord in the minor key and also explained to you why this is so. In this lesson, I’ll be going a step further […]

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    On The 3-Chord: The Most Complicated Minor Chord In The Major Key

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    The most complicated minor chord in the major key is the 3-chord and I’m telling you why this is so in this lesson.

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    The secret to inspiring your own flavorful altered chords!

    pianomansmall.jpgI promised yesterday to show you something else you could do with the 3-chord in “Amazing Grace.” As you learned on Thursday, substituting major for minor can sound much better at times. It doesn’t work all the time but it’s usually worth a try. If it sounds worse, you just revert back to using minor… it’s that simple!

    The reason it works is because it’s sort of operating like a 5-chord temporarily…

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