The Easiest Passing Chord Trick

In this video, I'm going to show you an easy trick you can use to add passing chords to your progressions.

This is a simple device but can be very powerful if used tastefully and creatively.

The idea is to approach the target chords chromatically, whether that be a half-step above, or below. You can even push it to several half-steps away. You want to try and land on the target chord on the beat, and use the chromaticism to build tension.

If you have any questions, just drop a comment below.

Lesson Summary:

  • Learn a simple progression
  • Understand the passing chord device
  • See it used in context

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