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Podcast #44 - Chord Synonyms

A powerful tool that doesn't get mentioned enough is chord synonyms - chords with enough similar notes that they can be used interchangeably. It can be overwhelming to learn all your inversions for every chord type in every key, etc. Using...

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2017: A Fantastic Year in Review

2017 has been a very special year for this website: we shifted gears and fulfilled our promise to do "more of the same". The store portion of the website has, of course, seen a consistent Tune of the Month being released every single month. But...

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The Ultimate Guide to Dominant Chords for Jazz Guitar

Dominant chords can often be a source of confusion for new guitarists. So, in this post I'll do my best to make it as clear and easy to understand as possible. In music theory, a dominant seventh chord is a chord made up of the chord tones 1 3 5...

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Jazz Guitar Tips: Learn the Fretboard

In this first jazz guitar tip blog post and video lesson, let's address something crucial for jazz guitarists: knowing the names of the notes on the entire instrument. In short, today's jazz guitar tip is learn the fretboard! You'll be glad you...

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