Harmonic Progressions

Turnarounds to Tonic For this lesson, the music notations below apply. I = Ist degree of the major scale ii = 2nd degree of the major scale which happens to possess a minor quality...

Ditonic Substitutions

Firstly, a ditonic combination has to do with the root tone and the 3rd tone of the scale where a chord is being built from. Example In a C major scale the notes are...

Altered Scale

The altered scale is the 7th mode of the melodic minor scale What is the melodic minor scale?This scale constitutes ofR 2 b3 4 5 6 7 R For example a C melodic minor scale will...

Chord Structures For Left Hand

This is applicable in situations where, as a piano/keyboard player, you have a bass player playing alongside with you or you do stride piano technique Let’s look at chord structures for the left hand...