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


A commonly used variation substitutes a IV7 chord in bar 2…

… which provides a short excursion away from the I and adds more harmonic interest and motion than the otherwise static harmony in the first four bars…


Does anybody want to hear Frank play a real-life example based on the chord changes above?

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