How To Analyse Jazz Standard Harmony

I get it. Jazz can seem overly complicated at times.

But it needn't be - especially the harmony. If you can unlock that then you know what notes to play and you can really start making music!

That's what this lesson is about. In it, you will learn:

  1. To identify minor and major 2 5 1 chord progressions (plus what they actually are in the first place).
  2. Arpeggios you can play over them. 
  3. How to analyse Fly Me To The Moon, Giant Steps, and Blue Bossa.

Jazz Bass Lessons

To understand the four main arpeggios you need for jazz bass then watch the first lesson in this list:

The Only 4 Arpeggios You Need To Play (Most) Jazz Standards

Jazz Standards, Walking Bass & Chart Reading (Autumn Leaves)

10 Music Theory Tips For Bass Players

Bass Players Guide To Walking Bass Lines

Learn A Simple Walking Jazz Bassline

10 Jazz Songs For Bass Players

All the above lessons will help you with your jazz bass playing. It's an extremely rewarding style of music to study and will lead to huge benefits in all aspects of your playing.

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