Pop/Rock School: C-Am-F-G Chord Progression: Comping Pattern #3

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Third in a series of bread and butter comping patterns for this workhorse pop chord progression…

How to use these studies

Voice-led triads in a 2-1 pattern in straight eight notes in the right hand accompanied by chord roots connected by passing tones in the left…

Pop/Rock School: C-Am-F-G Chord Progression: Comping Pattern #3

Interpretation Notes:

  1. Shape the phrases so that the dynamics ebb and flow.
  2. Consider making the chords on the weak beats an echo of the chord on the strong beat.
  3. Bring out the down beat in each duplet while playing the up beat short and subdued, almost at a whisper.
  4. Play the left hand melodically.

learn more… C-Am-F-G Chord Progression: Comping Pattern #4