The Advanced Guide to Blues Chord Progressions for Guitar - Volume I

Volume I covers the keys of C, F and Bb.

Published: 15 Mar 2004 Updated: 25 Jun 2019Visits: 55Code: AGCPB1

Topic: Chords Instruments: guitar Subjects: Chords • Intermediate • Blues • Advanced • Jazz • Songwriting • Repertoire • Progressions

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The Advanced Guide to Blues Chord Progressions for Guitar - Volume I

Product Code: AGCPB1
Author(s): Curt Sheller
Publisher(s): Curt Sheller Publications
Published: Mar 15, 2004
Updated: Jun 25, 2019

ISBN-13: 978-1-60321-005-8
Size: 8.5 x 11
Pages: 65
Price: Hard Copy: $19.95
Price: PDF: $9

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Volume I covers the keys of C, F and Bb. The key of C includes detailed accompanying text explaining the principles behind each progression.

Each volume of The Advanced Guide to Blues Progressions for Guitar features basic to advanced blues chord progressions. to be used with the chord voicings from volume I, II & III of The Advanced Guide to Guitar Chords. Volume I cover the keys of C, F & Bb. The key of C includes detailed accompanying text explaining the principles behind each progression.

Volume II cover the keys of E, A, D and G. The key of E includes detailed accompanying text explaining the principles behind each progression. If your goal is to expand your chord vocabulary, The Advanced Guide to Guitar Chords Series is your answer.

Commonly referred to as "jazz" chords. The Advanced Guide to Guitar Chords Series provides detailed information on voicing 4-part chords.

Beyond learning open and barre chords, most guitarists struggle with advanced chords. Commonly called "jazz" chords, these more sophisticated voicings find a wide use in all forms of music.

Each volume of The Advanced Guide to Guitar Chords presents a highly organized and efficient approach to the mysterious subject of advanced chords. Chord dictionaries are not the answer. Even chord theory does not offer any insight into unraveling the complexity of guitar voicings.

Table of Contents

The Advanced Guide to Blues Chord Progressions for Guitar - Volume I

  • Contents
  • Forward
  • Introduction
  • How to Practice Chord Progressions
  • Key of C Major & Minor with Comments
    • Level I Progressions
      • Basic “Major” I IV V Progressions
      • Basic “Minor” I IV V Progressions
    • Level II Progressions
      • Major “Quick Four” Change
      • Minor “Quick Four” Change
      • Minor Measure 9 Diatonic Substitution
      • Chord Substitution Types
    • Level III Progressions
      • Diatonic Expansion Substitution
    • Level IV Progressions
      • Major Linking Example 1
      • Major Linking Example 2
      • Major Linking Example 3
      • More Substitutions Measures 7 & 8
      • “Backdoor” Substitution
      • Confirmation Changes
      • Lewis Changes
      • Coltrane Blues
      • The Tri-tone Substitution
  • Key of F Major & Minor
    • Level I Progressions
    • Level II Progressions
    • Level III Progressions
    • Level IV Progressions
  • Key of Bb Major & Minor
    • Level I Progressions
    • Level II Progressions
    • Level III Progressions
    • Level IV Progressions
  • Conclusion

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Errata

The Advanced Guide to Blues Chord Progressions for Guitar - Volume I

  • 11/29/2006 - (10041023.1.9) incorrect footer fixed. Not changes to content
  • 10/23/2004 - (10041023.1.7) page 43. The II V in measure 9 and 10 should be Gm7 C7 not Dm7 G7
  • 10/23/2004 - (10041023.1.7) page 42. Moved the D7 over to beat 3 in measure 8 of K
  • 10/23/2004 - (10041023.1.7) page 58. firts chord in measure 8 of K should be Dm7
  • 8/03/2004 - (20040803.1.6) page 26. The A7 chord in measure 11 is a VI7 chord not a bVII7 chord
  • 7/01/2004 - (200407012245.1.4) Added reference to Harmonic Analysis book
  • 6/30/2004 - (200406301230.1.3) Typo on introduction page
  • 6/30/2004 - Revised cover to reflect the keys covered as there is now a volume II
  • 6/15/2004 - (200406150000.1.1) Typos and clean up
  • 4/3/2004 - Errata File Created

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