Jazz, Lounge, & Cabaret, Class/Workshop

Guitarist's Guide to Chord Substitutions - 10 Week Online Class

When: Thu., Jan. 14, 4:30-6 p.m. 2021

Thursdays, 4:30 - 6 pm, 1/14 - 3/18 (10 weeks). Learn how to decode lead sheets and add interest and excitement to your chord progressions. Chord substitution and enrichment techniques covered include extensions, inversions, rootless voicings, harmonic synonyms, homonyms and more. Explore ways to add chords to basic progressions using back-cycling, tritone substitution, tonicization, and relative minor and major chords and how to utilize harmony derived from the melodic minor, diminished and whole-tone scales. The instructor presents chord shapes in grid format. Prerequisites: knowledge of major scales and ability to play basic chords from lead sheets. Instructor: Ian Faquini

Price: $395