Blues School: Major Blues 12-Bar Form & Harmony, Variation #7


This commonly used 12-bar Blues variation substitutes a full turnaround based on secondary dominants V7/II-V7/V-V7 in the last two bars…

Doing so creates lots of harmonic interest, more interesting bass lines, strong harmonic voice leading, and rhythmic momentum to the top of the next chorus…


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 #8

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