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 →

How to Analyze Jazz Standards. The Berklee Method – mDecks Music

Let me show how to analyze the jazz standard Recorda-Me. You can find the final analysis, along with 1300+ other jazz standards fully analyzed in The Jazz Standards Progressions Book by mDecks Music I'll show you the process we go through when we create an analysis of a jazz standard. https://youtu.be/1-1rfLAufvI The harmonic progression in... Continue Reading →

How Did Beethoven Write Music? Symphony No.1 Theme A (Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro)

Let's look at the A theme in Beethoven's first symphony. https://youtu.be/fMTXsD5-e9I We've already talked about his incredible opening, and how he used a secondary dominant in the subdominant region, breaking with all of the norms. https://youtu.be/09Kx9rGpJDM Harmony of Beethoven. Beethoven’s Killer Opening in Symphony No.1 in C Major Tonal harmony & harmony functions The A theme... Continue Reading →

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