Blues School: 12 Bar Major Blues Form & Harmony – Variation #3

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A commonly-used variation inserts a IV7 chord in bar 2…

Doing so provides a short harmonic excursion that breaks up the otherwise static harmony in the first four bars…

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Listen to Frank playing an example based on the form above (Hint: play along with the basic chords above so that you start to hear and internalize the changes)…

learn more… 12 Bar Major Blues Form & Harmony – Variation #4

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