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Instructor
Jonny May
Workshop
Intermediate
00:54:04

Learn an important cyclic chord progression used in Jazz & Gospel music, Circular Progression 1. Discover the chords, harmonization approaches, 4-On-The-Floor groove, and improv techniques.

Course Objectives
  • Learn the Melody and Chords to "Gospelite"
  • Explore 4-on-the-floor left hand technique
  • Solo using Slides, Turns, Triplets, and Harmonized Riffs
  • Play along with a Backing Track
Learning Focus
  • Groove
  • Improvisation
  • Lead Sheets
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Quick progression and great for practice
Well done and good addition for all of the other blues courses. I appreciate your patience in breaking things down in a very easy to learn manner,
Great Course!
It sounded so complicated, but you break it down beautifully.
Fun, cool and inspiring!
Great content, awesome lesson, Jonny is always a wonderful teacher. Cool chord progression, great to improvise over it.

Course Lessons

1
The Circular Progression 1 – Lesson 1
25:35

The Basic Chords, Harmonizing the Melody, 4-On-The-Floor

2
The Circular Progression 1 – Lesson 2
28:29

Improvisation, the A Blues Scale, Slides, Turns, Triplets, Double Slides

Featured Reviews

View PWJ member reviews of this course!

Quick progression and great for practice
Well done and good addition for all of the other blues courses. I appreciate your patience in breaking things down in a very easy to learn manner,
Great Course!
It sounded so complicated, but you break it down beautifully.
Fun, cool and inspiring!
Great content, awesome lesson, Jonny is always a wonderful teacher. Cool chord progression, great to improvise over it.
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