• Week 9: Minor Seventh Chord + Cheat Sheet

    minor seventh chord

    In this lesson, learn how to form the minor seventh chord using the minor scale, intervals, and more.

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    A Quick and Easy Way to Spice Up Minor Chords

    It’s been said “small hinges swing big doors” and it’s true. Today’s strategy is so simple and concise, yet it will be very valuable to you.

    So with that said, here’s a simple alteration you can make to spice up minor chords and sound like you’ve been playing for years. When a pro hears you do this, you automatically get brownie points…

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    Here’s a quick and easy refresher on tertian chords

    As you may know from past lessons, tertian chords are built on thirds.

    This is majority of the chords you’ll play since almost every common chord (like major, minor, dominant, diminished, augmented, and even most altered chords) are built on thirds.

    In this post, I wanted to provide a quick refresher on some of the most common tertian 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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