Month: April 2023

Intros and outros

In this article called intros and outros I am focusing on a subject that is often overlooked when playing a tune: how to start and end a tune. Intros and outros: intros Let’s imagine that you are accompanying a singer or instrumentalist about to sing or play the melody. The most obvious way for the… Read more »

Chord substitution

In this article we will explore chord substitution. This phrase is exactly as it sounds: we replace one chord with another. This will result in increased harmonic options that will enhance your solos. Chord substitution: major to minor and minor to major Let’s begin with a very easy chord substitution. Take a major 7 chord,… Read more »