Category Archives: Jazz Piano

Jazz School: ii7-V7-IM7: Basic Scale-Chord Pairings

Time and time again, you are going to rediscover that scales and chords are intimately inter-related. Knowing your chords helps you know your scales and knowing your scales helps you know your chords! Advertisements

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Jazz School: The ii7-V7-IM7 Chord Progression: Basic Chord Voicings, Theory, & Ear Training

Here is the workhorse ii7-V7-IM7 chord progression in the key of C in its most basic form… with chord roots in the bass and closed position chords with voice leading…

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Jazz Chord Voicings: Dominant 7 “Killer Joe”

Ninth in the series of commonly-used chord voicings for a C Dominant Seventh chord…

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Jazz Chord Voicings: Dominant 7, add #9

Eighth in the series of commonly-used chord voicings for a C Dominant Seventh chord…

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Jazz School: Chord Voicings: Dominant 7 Root Plus Definitive Tones

Seventh in the series of chord voicings for a C Dominant Seventh chord…

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Jazz Chord Voicings: Dominant 7, add 13

Sixth in the series of commonly-used chord voicings for a C Dominant Seventh chord…

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Jazz Chord Voicings: Dominant 7 “Definitive Tones over Perfect Fifth”

Fifth in the series of commonly-used chord voicings for a C Dominant Seventh chord…

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Jazz School: Chord Voicings: Dominant 7, add 9

Fourth in the series of commonly-used chord voicings for a C Dominant Seventh chord…

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Jazz School: Chord Voicings: Dominant 7 “Triad Over Root”

Third in the series of commonly-used chord voicings for a C Dominant Seventh chord…

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Jazz School: Chord Voicings: Dominant 7 Left Hand Shell

Second in the series of commonly-used chord voicings for a C Dominant Seventh chord… 

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