2-5-1 7th Chord Exercises

Instructor
Jonny May
Course
Level 2
5

Welcome to the 2-5-1 7th Chord Exercises Course, where you will learn 5 piano exercises to master the most important progression in jazz , the 2-5-1 chord progression, using 7th chords. We’ll explore all 12 keys using inversions and play along with swing and Bossa Nova backing tracks.

Course Objectives
  • Learn your 2-5-1 chord progression using 7th chords in root position in 12 keys
  • Explore the 2-5-1 chord progression in all 12 keys using inversions
  • Discover good voice leading and how to smoothly shift between chords
  • Practice with a swing and Bossa Nova backing track
Learning Focus
  • Chords
  • Exercises

Course Lessons

1
2-5-1 7th Chord Exercises – Lesson 1
25:46

Exercise 1: Root Position

2
2-5-1 7th Chord Exercises – Lesson 2
13:22

Exercise 2: Inversions 1

3
2-5-1 7th Chord Exercises – Lesson 3
17:14

Exercise 3: Inversions 2

4
2-5-1 7th Chord Exercises – Lesson 4
14:28

Exercise 4: Inversions 3

5
2-5-1 7th Chord Exercises – Lesson 5
17:34

Exercise 5: Inversions 4

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