Progressions

What Are Fourth Progressions

Music tends to naturally move in fourths. It’s probably the strongest system of movement our ears perceive so of course, it makes sense to dedicate a few lessons to the concept! Example 1 is in the key

Learn To Play Jazz Progressions

If lesson 5 went well for you then you’re ready to tackle what I have for you here. This lesson will take a look at a longer progression and give you the feeling that you’re playing through

Play A Cool Jazz Progression

For the most part, popular chord progressions in the Rock genre are basicand up to this point we haven’t played anything more complicated than a 7th chord. This lesson changes things up a bit… This lesson is

Play A Blues Progression

Here’s a popular progression called a 1-4-7- 3. These are demonstrated in to keys: A minor & D minor. I thought it would be nice to demonstrate an open chord example and quickly move into barre chords

Learn To Play A Cool Rock / Blues Chord Progression

All the progressions we’ve played to this point have been from major keys. This is the first progression in a minor key. You’ll hear the difference right away! This is what we call a 7-6-5-4. Again, simply

Play A Cool Blues Chord Progression

Another very popular chord progression used in the Rock genre is the 1-6-2-5. This means we’ll be using the first, sixth, second, and fifth chords in a respective key. I’m adding a richer color to the 6th

Learn How To Play A Cool Rock / Blues Chord Progression

Chord progressions make up everything we do as guitarists. In fact, harmony (chords) is just as important as the melody to a song. Chords establish mood and harmonic development and are essential to a guitarist’s vocabulary. Below