Chord Theory – Part 4: Complex Chords

Chord Theory – Part 4: Complex Chords

  Ok so now it’s time to move on from the 7th chords and get into those more complex chords. The aim from here is not to learn a bunch of individual chords, but to understand the rules so when you see a chord, no matter how seemingly foreign, you can work out what it...
Chord Theory – Part 3: 7th Chords

Chord Theory – Part 3: 7th Chords

Alright, now we’re getting into the fun stuff. 7th chords are great for creating more interest in your music and for fooling people into thinking you can play jazz.   In this edition we will be referring back to both part 1 and part 2, so if you haven’t...
Chord Theory – Part 1: Major and Minor Triads

Chord Theory – Part 1: Major and Minor Triads

I love chord theory! Knowing your theory really separates good players from great players. The best players out there know their theory! Maybe it’s the mathematical part of my brain but chord theory is hands down my favourite part of music theory. I love...