Blues School: 12 Bar Major Blues Form & Harmony – Variation #5

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This commonly-used 12 bar Blues variation substitutes a ii7-V7 progression for the V7 chord in bars 9 and 10…

Doing so adds more harmonic motion and interest and is the beginning of a jazzier sound…

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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 #6

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