Instructor
John Proulx
Course
Advanced
01:58:59

In this comprehensive course, we’ll learn how to convert block chords to drop 2 voicings. We’ll practice these voicings with fun exercises in all the minor keys, and apply them to short songs in a bossa, swing, ballad, and funk style.

Course Objectives
  • Learn how & when to use drop 2 voicings
  • Practice exercises in all the minor keys
  • Apply these voicings to short songs in various styles
Learning Focus
  • Chords
  • Reharmonization

Course Lessons

1
Minor Drop 2 Voicings – Lesson 1
18:47

Definition & Positions

2
Minor Drop 2 Voicings – Lesson 2
25:10

Drop 2 Exercises – Key of Cm, Fm, Bbm

3
Minor Drop 2 Voicings – Lesson 3
07:27

Drop Dead Gorgeous – Bossa Nova

4
Minor Drop 2 Voicings – Lesson 4
17:15

Drop 2 Exercises – Keys of Ebm, Abm, C#m

5
Minor Drop 2 Voicings – Lesson 5
06:38

Hot Potato – Swing Tune

6
Minor Drop 2 Voicings – Lesson 6
16:52

Drop 2 Exercises – Keys of F#m, Bm, Em

7
Minor Drop 2 Voicings – Lesson 7
06:36

Egg Drop Soup – Ballad

8
Minor Drop 2 Voicings – Lesson 8
14:05

Drop 2 Exercises – Keys of Am, Dm, Gm

9
Minor Drop 2 Voicings – Lesson 9
06:09

Drop That Bass! – Funk Tune

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