Blues School: Major Blues 12-Bar Form & Harmony, Variation #6


This commonly used 12-bar Blues variation inserts a secondary dominant A7 (V7/ii) in bar 8 to feed the Dm7 (ii7) in bar 9…

Such secondary dominants are a great way to add harmonic interest and to create a more sophisticated, jazzier sound…


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 #7