The Amazing Turnaround

Jonny May
Level 2
Level 3

Learn one of the most important progressions in jazz, the Turnaround Progression (Rhythm Changes). Explore different chord voicings, bass lines, the outer-inner technique, and how to improvise.

Course Objectives
  • Discover how the 1-6-2-5 progression works
  • Learn two great walking bass lines and make your own
  • Understand how to use chord extensions to make your chords sound jazzy
  • Play 2-hand voicings used to accompany singers or instrumentalists
Learning Focus
  • Accompanying
  • Basslines
  • Chords
  • Groove

Course Lessons

The Amazing Turnaround – Lesson 1

Chord Progression, Bass Lines, Upper & Lower Neighbors

The Amazing Turnaround – Lesson 2

Cool Voicings, Chord Extensions, 2 Rhythm Options

The Amazing Turnaround – Lesson 3

New Chord Voicings, Chord Pops, & Other Bass Lines

The Amazing Turnaround – Lesson 4

2-Hand Voicings, Rhythms, Outer-Inner Play, Improv

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