Core Ukulele Chords - Level One
The remaining chords for The Big Six, Level I Core Chords. The Big Six chords include: Seventh 7, Major Seventh maj7, Minor Seventh m7, Half Diminished Seventh or Minor Seven Flat Five m7b5, Diminished Seventh o7, and Augmented Seventh +7. These six chords form your core set of 4-part chords.
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The order to learn these chords is shown below. Although the order is a recommendation it's critical to start with the first chord, the seventh. After that the m7 or maj7 and the order can be determined by your needs. This is the order I follow with my private students.
The Foundation of the Big Six
- Seventh - There are the four F7 voicings that have been covered in this series of lessons
The Rest of the Big Six Core Chords
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The Big Six Core Chords is a series of lessons for building your core, essential 4-part chords. These chords commonly called jazz chords, are really just 4-part chords used in a wide range of musical styles. These chords include: Seventh , Major Seventh, Minor Seventh, Half Diminished Seventh or Minor Seven Flat Five, Diminished Seventh, and Augmented Seventh. These six chords form a core set of chords.
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