2-5-1 Soloing with Diatonic Triads

Instructor
Jonny May
Workshop
Level 2
7

In this workshop, you’ll learn how to solo over the 2-5-1 chord progression with the Diatonic Triad technique.

We’ll begin by learning 3 chord options and 4 common rhythms. Next we’ll discover all 7 diatonic triads along with 2 exercises for practicing. Then we’ll explore primary/secondary pairs, 2 exercises, and 3 improv examples for each chord in the progression.

By the end of the workshop, you’ll understand how to use the triad technique to create a happy & lighthearted sound in your solo.

Course Objectives
  • Learn the 2-5-1 chord progression in every key
  • Discover 3 chord options and 4 common rhythms
  • Master all 7 diatonic triads with various practice exercises
  • Explore primary & secondary pairs
  • Connect triad pairs & practice creating your own solo lines
  • Combine all techniques to master soloing with diatonic triads
Learning Focus
  • Exercises
  • Improvisation
  • Scales
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