Augmented Sixth Chords, As Digested By A Jazz Musician. Tonal Harmony Tutorial

Today we're going to talk about this chord: Nowadays we see this chord as a subV/V, but in the Classical period this chord was treated using a very different perspective. Composers back then, saw this chord as an augmented sixth chord. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CsHK_5iPHKQ Watch the entire lesson here Although these two points of view are very... Continue Reading →

How To Open & Play iReal Pro Songs In Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro 9 (MUSIC-XML)

The ability to import iReal Pro songs into Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro is a long-awaited feature. Let's be honest, while iReal Pro is pretty much a standard in the world of backing track apps, Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro backing tracks are far superior in musicality and sound quality. Practicing with an accompaniment that is musical... Continue Reading →

Are you Ready for Upper Structure Quartals? Take this Quiz to find out.

The Upper Structures Piano Voicings & Improvisation Vol.2 course is dedicated to the use of quartals as upper structures over jazz standards chord. Upper Structure For Piano Voicings & Improvisation Vol.2 QUARTALS Quartals are very effective when used as upper structures, and offer sounds which are not obtained when using upper structure triads. In this... Continue Reading →

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