6 Jazz Ballad Harmonic Approaches 1

Instructor
Jonny May
Workshop
Level 2
6

Discover 6 approaches for harmonizing a Jazz Ballad. Working through the chord progression for Misty, we discuss how to add beautiful extensions to create that classic jazz sound.

Course Objectives
  • Learn 6 different harmonic approaches to a Jazz Ballad Progression
  • Explore 7th chords and 9th chords
  • Master the turnaround concept
  • Learn a wider chord spread for accompanying
Learning Focus
  • Accompanying
  • Chords
  • Lead Sheets
  • Reharmonization
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