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Jonny May

Learn and master half diminished and fully diminished 7th chords in all 12 keys. With inversions and practice exercises, you’ll build your confidence with these essential chords.

Course Objectives
  • Learn the construction of diminished and half diminished chords
  • Practice inversions for all 12 chords
  • Master exercises for blocked and broken chords
Learning Focus
  • Chords
  • Exercises
  • Technique
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Makes dimished chords fun!
Information presented in a fun and relaxed environment. Chock full of tips and strategies to help in understanding diminished chords
251 system
For each diminished chord, successively raise each note a semi tone to create a m7b5 chord. Then drop the raised note back to the diminished chord (7b9). Then play the m7 (1) chord that it resolves to. It’s a bit of a mental exercise to figure the names of the chords you are playing, but good for you.
I so appreciate how thorough, detail oriented and patient Jonny is. I feel as if I am creating a firm foundation (which I didn't do for all the years I took classical piano!) Thank you!!
Pretty straightforward ! Now i can play diminished chords
Pleasant and serious, very useful
For me it is a starting point to break from the cage of a "only white keys playing"
Lots of fun
Helpful stuff, great instruction
Fun and challenging !
I'm gonna practice them all :D
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