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Cool Chords

Those crazy chords you won't find in a chord dictionary, software, or chord chart.

Cool Chords are those crazy chords you won't find in a chord dictionary, software, chord chart, etc... They're a product of understanding how chords are constructed and how to derive them from known chords. These are the chords other players will say: "What's that crazy chord you're playing?".

PUBLISHED: Jan 1, 2003 UPDATED: Jan 1, 2003 • VIEWS: 4 • SERIES CODE: UL34

4 Lessons in the “Cool Chords” Series

Creating Cool `Ukulele Chords • Updated: Mar 13, 2015

Cool Chords - These are the chords do not typically show up in chord dictionaries or song books. These are the chords players ask, "What is that chord?"

Cool `Ukulele Chords - G7 • Updated: Mar 13, 2015

A non-traditional fingering for the G7 chord using the knowledge that the notes of a G7 chord are G B D F.

Cool `Ukulele Chords - A7 • Updated: Sep 6, 2011

A cool chord is most likely a Free Form chord. A free form chord typically includes open strings, wide stretches, displaced chord tones and or chord voicings. Plus they just sound cool.

Cool `Ukulele Chords - F Sharp Minor Seven Flat Five • Updated: May 8, 2013

F#m7b5 or F# half-diminished seven is a common chord in the key of G major and Em - especially Em.

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