Pop/Rock School: C-Am-F-G Chord Progression: Comping Pattern #7

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

How to use these studies

Expanding the harmony by inserting some tasteful harmonic tension before resolve to the prevailing chord in each bar…

Pop/Rock School: C-Am-F-G Chord Progression: Comping Pattern #7

Interpretation Notes

  1. Shape the phrases so that the dynamics ebb and flow.
  2. Play the syncopated and weak beat notes as understated echoes.
  3. Used the the sustain pedal, but be sure to “un-pedal” with each chord change so that you do not smear and muddy up the sound.

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