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Blues School: 12 Bar Major Blues Form & Harmony – Variation #4

This commonly-used 12-bar Blues variation inserts a short turnaround in bar 12…

Doing so ends the chorus with a maximum of harmonic tension that craves resolution back to the top.

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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 #5

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