Want an easy way to get a thicker, more complex sound in your music? One of the easiest tips I can give you is to start using major 7ths. In this short post, I am going to tell you what major 7th chords are, when to use them, and how to use them. Sometimes, music […]
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In the past, I have spent a lot of time talking about the importance of the 7th in your chords. Sevenths are not the end of where you need to go, but they are a huge start in the right direction. One of the challenging things about using a 7th is choosing whether to use […]
Let’s talk about 7ths. In my opinion, 7ths are the gateway to where we are trying to go in arranging/improvisation. It is usually the first and easiest way to alter a chord, and 7ths will by themselves add a lot of depth to your sound. When we start re-harmonizing hymns, it will be our goal […]
So you know you have to add 7ths and you know which 7th to add to each chord. Now, here are a few easy ways to make that happen.
Wonder which 7ths belong in which chord? Here is a easy way to remember.