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


This commonly used 12-bar Blues variation inserts the V chord in bar 12 in order to create harmonic tension that sets up the next chorus…

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


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 #5

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