Chord Of The Month #6

It's that time of the month... Episode 6 of Chord of the Month!

In this lesson, you're going to learn how to play a voicing for a 'dominant 13(#11)' chord. This chord is great for building up tension and you can substitute any dominant 7 chord with it.

It uses an upper structure triad, which is a really cool trick to use in jazz - used extensively by players such as Bill Evans.

Lesson Summary:

  • Intro & demonstration of the chord
  • Step-by-step breakdown of the voicing
  • Learn a little trick to help remember the chord
  • See the chord being used in context
  • Quick run-through in a couple of different keys

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