We as jazz musicians have a lot of freedom to change progressions and harmonies in a tune. How exactly do we do it though?
In this podcast, I’ll teach you a foundational concept that will lead to many more reharm opportunities while soloing, comping, and playing solo piano.
- 1. 2 different dominant chords share the same notes for their shells. i.e. C7 and F#7 both have E and Bb as their shells.
- 2. You can interchange these dominant chords because they have the same shells. i.e. If you see a C7 chord you can play an F#7 chord instead.
- 3. Practice your tritone substitution for all your dominant chords.
- 4. Use your tritone sub to comp and solo over.
- 5. Listen for the bass player using the tritone sub.
- 6. Practice your 2-5-1’s using your tritone sub in place of the dominant V7 chord. i.e. D-7 G7 Cmaj would be D-7 Db7 Cmaj7
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