Jazz Fusion Chords Part 2 From Steely Dan to Complex Slash Chords;

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PART 2:

Simple 1st inversion 9th “Dan”chords: [Steely Dan] example.

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“Dan” chord [Steely Dan] descending chords with 1st inversion 9th chords

Variation with melody notes and the usual “Steely Dan” rhythmic syncopation movement:

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Steely Dan Chords example. Syncopated rhythmic harmonic movement example

STATIC CHORDING TO BASS MOVEMENT:

Bass Walk down technique: Minorising-Dm9 extended vamp with the harmony held in the top with a bass walking down: [More aggressive and not really swung in fusion]

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Jazz Fusion chordal vamp Bass walk down. Harmony held in top.

MORE COMPLEX CHORDING

Diminished Scale: “Slash Chords”

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Diminished Scale Slash Chords for jazz/fusion improvising and composition. Modern Jazz/Fusion Chords

B and F Triad Pairs as Chords:

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Triad Pairs as Jazz Fusion chords example lesson. Modern Jazz Fusion Chords

Whole Tone Scale Chord Movement: 20 c Classical meets Jazz Fusion.

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Whole Tone Scale Chords Example of Voicings. Modern Jazz Fusion Chords

TOP DOWN CHORD CONCEPT:

Exercise : “Top Down” Harmonisation. Chromatically Harmonising the top note A natural.

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“Top Down” Jazz/Fusion chord example/lesson and chromatic exercise for harmonising one note

CHORDS FOR HARMONISATION AND SONG DEVELOPMENT

Song Extended Endings: #1

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Extended Jazz/Fusion Song ending example of re harmonisation techniques

Song Extended Endings: #2

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Extended Jazz/Fusion Song ending example of re harmonisation techniques

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Modern Jazz Fusion Chords part 2. Steely Dan, Dan Chord and Slash Chords

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