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John Proulx
Course
Advanced
01:47:48

This comprehensive course covers minor block chords. We’ll learn these chords with fun exercises in each key, and apply them to short songs in a bossa, swing, ballad, and funk style.

Course Objectives
  • Learn how & when to use minor block chords
  • Practice exercises in each key
  • Apply these chords to short songs in various styles
Learning Focus
  • Chords
  • Improvisation
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Course Lessons

1
Minor Block Chords – Lesson 1
12:32

Definition & Positions

2
Minor Block Chords – Lesson 2
19:48

Block Chord Exercise (Cm, Fm, Bbm)

3
Minor Block Chords – Lesson 3
09:09

“Check, Mate!” (Bossa)

4
Minor Block Chords – Lesson 4
17:09

Block Chord Exercise (Ebm, Abm, Dbm)

5
Minor Block Chords – Lesson 5
06:58

“The Position is Closed” (Swing)

6
Minor Block Chords – Lesson 6
15:32

Block Chord Exercise (F#m, Bm, Em)

7
Minor Block Chords – Lesson 7
06:42

“Fill Up More” (Ballad)

8
Minor Block Chords – Lesson 8
13:27

Block Chord Exercise (Am, Dm, Gm)

9
Minor Block Chords – Lesson 9
06:31

“Minor Blockage” (Funk)

Featured Reviews

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Motivating lessons
Thank you John for the great work
A fantastic minor miracle
I've never enjoyed lessons so much. This lesson is simply brilliantly done!
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