Gospel School: The I-I/3-IV Progression


A definitive Gospel device is to invert the I chord on the way to the IV chord…

Doing so creates a delicious sense of harmonic motion, melodic interest, and an irresistible sense of forward motion…

Notice the strength of the melodic motion in the bass, creating a powerful sense of direction and anticipation… it is appropriate to conceive and perceive the E as the leading tone into the F chord.


learn more… Gospel School: Intro #1