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The Jimi Hendrix Chord

The E7#9 Jimi Hendrix Chord Some people would call this a “jazz chord” 🙂 We musicians of course (should) know better: we know there is no such thing called “jazz chords”. There’s only stacking 3rd intervals. When you keep stacking 3rds above the 7th in the chord, you get chords with tensions, which jazz musicians
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How to Play Led Zeppelin’s Fool In The Rain

How to Play Led Zeppelin’s Fool In The Rain Led Zeppelin released “Fool In The Rain” on the “In Through The Outdoor” album in 1979. You can hear the song here The song also showcases John Bonham’s brilliance. Here’s the isolated drum track. Magical. Solid. Strong. Powerful. I’ve always been a huge John Bonham fan,
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Improvising with Dim7 Arpeggios over V7

Improvising with Dim7 Arpeggios over V7 A couple of weeks ago I posted a free lesson here about the dim7 arpeggio. If you need a quick recap on this, check out the dim7 arpeggio fingerings here: The Dim7 Arpeggio I also wrote in the past about the 3 ways dim7 chords are used in music.
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The Dim7 Arpeggio

The dim7 Arpeggio Fingerings You can learn more about the dim7 chord here: The 3 Uses of the dim7 Chord. The formula of the dim7 chord is: 1 b3 b5 bb7 When you would play this formula on 1 string, you’d notice that all notes are spaced evenly in four 3-fret intervals. The dim7 chord
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Soloing with Triad Substitution Pairs over The V I Progression

Soloing with Triad Substitution Pairs over The V I Progression This is a continuation from last week’s blogs: G and Am Triad Substitutions over a C Groove and Triad Substitution Pairs over The V7 Chord It is essential that you study these 2 blogs first before moving on. This will help you understand the material
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