Jazz School: Chord Voicings: Major 7 “Definitive Tones Over Perfect Fifth”

Fifth in the series of tasty chord voicings for a C Major Seventh chord…

A simple, open sound… Notice that this voicing consists of a perfect 5th in the left hand and a perfect 5th in the right…

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(If you need a refresher on chord structure: Chord Structure: The Number System)

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You still have HOMEWORK to do: Using your knowledge of scales and chord structure (and your ears of course), transpose this voicing to all twelve keys. In doing so, you are going to build an enormous chord vocabulary that integrates the aural, visio-spatial, kinesthetic and lays a solid foundation for fluent improvisation.


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