Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro 7 for iOS iPad & iPhone (Manual)

What's new in version 7.8.8 (soon to be available)The new version 7.8.8 (already waiting for review on the App Store) will offer four AMAZING ADD-ONS:1000+ Jazz Standard ProgressionsBird Bebop ProgressionsUpper StructuresTarget NotesNow you can import progressions with hand-made full analyses created specifically for Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro. There are two add-ons with progressions: The 1000+ Jazz Standards... Continue Reading →

The Bird Bebop Progressions Book in PDF format

After The Jazz Standard Progressions Book series was published it was only natural to take a closer look at the harmonic vocabulary used in Bebop repertoire.   In the mid-1940s Bebop musicians revolutionized jazz with the use of complex harmonies, thrilling fast tempos and virtuosic instrumental technique. Charlie Parker, also known as “Bird”, would become... Continue Reading →

How to play Piano Voicings using Upper Structures. Introduction

Here's the complete lesson in video format https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J8NmmG08M-k   In this series we are going to talk about Piano Voicings, specifically voicings that use upper structures. It’s said that the average piano player spends 2 to 3 hours daily, searching for cool voicings over different chords and harmonic progressions. Finding new voicings, cataloguing, memorizing and... Continue Reading →

Politonus III: Ear Training for Scales & Modes

Politonus III is the 3rd volume in the Politonus Ear Training Series by mDecks Music. While Politonus I is a multi pitch ear training to help you develop tonal ear training (perfect and relative pitch) and Politonus II is dedicated to Intervals, Triads & Seventh Chords, Politonus III concentrates in Scales & Modes. Politonus III  will help you recognize all... Continue Reading →

Politonus II: A different Ear Training app

Ear training is an essential skill for every musician. Being able to identify groups of notes as one sound-type is not only useful when listening but also when writing and composing music. There are three fundamental structures that we must be able to identify if we want to become better musicians: Intervals, Triads & Seventh Chords. Politonus II... Continue Reading →

The Jazz Standards Progressions Book in 18 Volumes (PDF & Paperback)

Every Jazz Musician knows what a Fake-book is. We've all played songs based on lead-sheets, where the chords are just an approximation of what really is going on in the song's progression. Although Jazz harmony is very similar to Traditional Tonal Harmony, it is also packed with functions borrowed from modes other than the standard source... Continue Reading →

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