Announcement: GuitarControl.com Releases “Adding Melody to a Jazz I VI II V Chord Progression - Jazz Guitar Lesson”

GuitarControl.com released a new video guitar lesson from GuitarControl.com instructor Darrin Goodman. In this guitar lesson, now available on YouTube.com, Darrin Goodman teaches how to add a melody to a 1 6 2 5 chord progression.

(PRWEB) July 12, 2014

Darrin teaches a common jazz chord progression, 1 6 2 5, and incorporates a melody. Darrin starts off by going over the chords that are used in the progression as follows; GM7, (G major seven), first finger 3rd fret of the 6th string, 5th string muted, 4th fret of 4th string with 3rd finger, 4th fret 3rd string with 3rd finger, 3rd fret 2nd string with 2nd finger, first string muted. Next is E7#9, (E seven sharp nine), 7th fret of the 5th string with 2nd finger, 6th fret 4th string with first finger, 7th fret 3rd string with 3rd finger and 8th fret 2nd string with 4th finger. Next is Am7, (A minor seven), 5th fret 6th string with first finger, 5th string muted, 5th fret 4th string with 2nd finger, 5th fret 3rd string with 3rd finger and 5th fret 2nd string with 4th finger. And finally a D9, 5th fret 5th string with 2nd finger, 4th fret 4th string with first finger, 5th fret 3rd string with 3rd finger and 5th fret 2nd string with 4th finger. Next Goodman demonstrates various melodies that can be played between the chord changes based out of the major scale and says that the idea is to play equal amounts of the rhythm and melody and demonstrates it as one measure of each . Guitar TAB’s are available for this easy jazz guitar lesson at GuitarControl.com.

The 1-6-2-5 chord progression is a chord progression built from the first, sixth, second and fifth notes of the major scale.

Darrin Goodman
Darrin Goodman, a native of Ogden Utah, began playing guitar at the age of 12 after hearing KISS at an earlier age. Darrin has been a local finalist for the King of the Blues contest and is the lead guitarist of international recording artist Sonic Prophecy who has performed with artists such as Accept, Sabaton Cinderella and Ratt. Darrin has been teaching private lessons to 30 to 60 students a week from his home studio since 1987.

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