Lesson 1 – Chord Sequence 1 – Part 1 – (Eb Instruments)
This course explores Part 1 (the 1st 4 Bars) of this chord sequence:
The form of this tune is AABA
A = 8 bars, B = 8 bars
In this lesson we will concentrate on the A section.
In this tune the A sections are identical, we will look at the first 4 bars of the A sections.
Part 2 focuses on bars (A) 5 – 8, 1 – 8
Part 3 focuses on bars (B) 1 – 4
Part 4 focuses on bars (B) 5 – 8, Whole Sequence
First, follow the attachment link for more information about II V7 I chord progressions.
Bars 1 to 4
This sequence of chords is a II – V7 – I in the key of D minor.
The E-7b5 is the II chord, the A7b13b9 is the V7 chord, the D- is the I chord.
Improvise freely over the sequence.
At this stage forget about the theory, just let your intuition help you to find the notes that sound and feel good.
Just try to be aware of when the sequence starts, ends and repeats.