Blues & Jazz Music
Lesson 1 - Blues (origin 1860s onwards)
What is Blues music and what are its origins?
Before the blues...
Lesson 1 - chord extensions and flattened fifth chord.
Chord extensions are where extra 3rds are stacked on top of a triad to produce 7ths, 9ths, 11ths and 13ths.
Chord extensions are typical in jazz music and make it distinguishable from other types of music.
Notes for improvisation
A, C, D, E, F
Major triad chord