Functional Harmony is almost a secret weapon when it comes to reharmonizing or creating great sounding chord progressions. In Jazz, we sometimes forget that just understanding basic harmony is a very strong tool for creating new sounds, and in this video, I will show you how you can mess around with a simple II V I and get some fantastic results.
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01:07 Diatonic Chords in major
02:14 Progression #1 – bVImaj7
02:49 Minor diatonic chords and Modal Interchange
05:00 Progression #2 – Tritone substitution
06:12 Don’t limit yourself to substitutions
07:03 Progression #3 – Ending in the Wrong Key
09:00 Understanding Modulation a Pivot Chords
09:34 Progression #4 – Another Dominant Alternative
11:20 Reharmonization with only Maj7 chords
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