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Jonny May
Workshop
Advanced
01:16:57

Learn 5 essential techniques for adding passing chords or reharmonizing any song. Techniques include Secondary Dominant Series, Tritone Substitutes, 2-5-1 Progression, Elongated 2-5-1, & Chromatic 2-5-1.

Course Objectives
  • Discover the most fundamental chord progression in all of music, the V7 - I
  • Explore 5 passing chord & song reharmonization techniques, including a variety of applications
  • Master Secondary Dominant Series, Tritone Substitutes, 2-5-1 Progression, Elongated 2-5-1, & Chromatic 2-5-1.
  • Combine techniques for even more interesting chord progressions
Learning Focus
  • Analysis
  • Chords
  • Improvisation
  • Reharmonization
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Good practice suggestions
As always, very interesting content. I especially appreciate the practice suggestions in the Q&A to help incorporate this into solo playing as well as accompaniment of other players.
Great insight
Great insight to passing chords and tri tone sub movemnent
Great concepts
I hope you integrate the concepts and the great practice ideas into your foundations courses. They were terrific!
Options for 2-5-1
I like having options and the explanations are great.

Course Lessons

1
Passing Chords & Reharms 2 – Lesson 1
17:11

Secondary Dominant Series Passing Chords

2
Passing Chords & Reharms 2 – Lesson 2
17:40

Tritone Substitute Passing Chords

4
Passing Chords & Reharms 2 – Lesson 4
8:50

Elongated 2-5-1 Passing Chords

5
Passing Chords & Reharms 2 – Lesson 5
7:35

Chromatic 2-5-1 Passing Chords

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