Upper Structures over complete Jazz Standards Progressions

There are many ways to expand and develop a chord-voicings vocabulary. A standard approach is to stack simple structures (triads, quartals, dyads) on top of other simple ones, thus creating a richer color palette for your voicings. These structures are usually called Upper Structures. In the Upper Structures over complete Jazz Standards Progressions book collection... Continue Reading →

A New Symbol in Harmonic Analysis

In the process of writing The Jazz Standards Progressions Book Series I realized the need to express a very common harmonic event with a new symbol. So far we had solid and dotted arrows and brackets to express II-V relationships and their resolutions. However there isn't any symbol to show a Major 7th chord that... Continue Reading →

Kotska’s Workbook Chapter 22 No. 3 in Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro. Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro visually reveals every function in tonal harmony.

Kotska's Workbook Chapter 22 No. 3 in Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro.Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro visually reveals every function in tonal harmony.#tonalharmony #Chords #MusicEducation #TraditionalHarmony #Kostka #harmony #ClassicalMusic https://t.co/6NtgaepthJ pic.twitter.com/17705SAKXt— mDecks Music (@mDecksMusic) June 8, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

Kotska’s Workbook Chapter 21 No. 2 in Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro, seen in F Major and D Major. MTHP visually reveals every function in tonal harmony.

Kotska's Workbook Chapter 21 No. 2 in Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro, seen in F Major and D Major. MTHP visually reveals every function in tonal harmony.#tonalharmony #ChordProgression #MusicEducation #TraditionalHarmony #Kostka https://t.co/6NtgaepthJ pic.twitter.com/nVBd63RPD4— mDecks Music (@mDecksMusic) May 19, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

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