2-5-1 Soloing with Chord Tone Targets

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Arranger
Jonny May
Lesson Sheet
Level 2

In this workshop, you’ll learn how to solo over the 2-5-1 chord progression using chord tone targets. You’ll explore chord substitutes, left hand accompaniments, common rhythms, and a variety of exercises to master chord tone targets. By the end of the workshop, you’ll be able to invent your own jazz lines by targeting chord tones.

Learning Focus
  • Chords
  • Exercises
  • Improvisation
Music Style
  • Fundamentals
  • Jazz Ballads
  • Jazz Swing
Associated Course

In this workshop, you'll learn how to solo over the 2-5-1 chord progression using chord tone targets. You'll explore chord substitutes, left hand accompaniments, common rhythms, and a variety of exercises to master chord tone targets. By the end of the workshop, you’ll be able to invent your own jazz lines by targeting chord tones.