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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
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Minor drop 2 voicings
It was beneficial to learn more about this technique of chord voicings.
Excellent course!
Amazing chords, melodies. Enjoyed the explanation and the method of teaching. Thank you very much professor John Proulx for your time and dedication.

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

Featured Reviews

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Minor drop 2 voicings
It was beneficial to learn more about this technique of chord voicings.
Excellent course!
Amazing chords, melodies. Enjoyed the explanation and the method of teaching. Thank you very much professor John Proulx for your time and dedication.
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