Flatpicking Essentials Vol. 7: Advanced Rhythm & Chord Studies

Flatpicking Essentials Vol. 7: Advanced Rhythm & Chord Studies

Dan Miller & Tim May
Flatpicking Essentials Vol. 7: Advanced Rhythm & Chord Studies

by Dan Miller & Tim May

Book/CD set -- 170 pp., 67 audio tracks "that will show you how to add texture, variety, and movement to your rhythm accompaniment in the context of playing bluegrass, fiddle tune music, folk music, acoustic rock, Western swing, big band swing, and jazz." Miller and May don't just tell you what to do, they tell you how! in a lucid, straightforward treatment of chords and the fingerboard that's ultimately applicable to any style.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

  • Part 1: Building and Deriving Chords
  • Triads
  • Major Triads
  • String Transference
  • Chord Voicing
  • Circle of Fourths Exercise
  • Triad Inversions
  • "Salt Creek" Exercise 1
  • "Salt Creek" Exercise 2
  • Inversion Choices
  • Drop 2 Chords
  • "Salt Creek" Exercise 3
  • Voice Stacks
  • Adding to the "FDA" Model
  • Rhythm Patterns
  • "Salt Creek" Exercise 4
  • "Salt Creek" Exercise 5
  • "Salt Creek" Exercise 6
  • "Salt Creek" Exercise 7
  • "Red Haired Boy" Example
  • Major Triad Recap
  • Minor Triads
  • Major and Minor Chord Substitutions
  • Diminished Triads
  • Harmonized Scales in Triads (Major)
  • Augmented Triads
  • Harmonized Scales in Triads (Minor)
  • Suspended Chords
  • Triads and String Transference
  • Triad Summary
  • Open Chord Extensions and Additions
  • Acoustic Rock Style Rhythm
  • "Lonesome Road Blues" Examples
  • Slash Chords
  • Seventh Chords
  • Dominant 7th Chords
  • Deriving Dominant Seventh Chords
  • Dominant 7 Drop 3 and Drop 2 chords
  • Dominant 7 Chord Familiarization
  • Dominant 7 Chord Inversions
  • Dominant 7 Chord Inversion Exercises
  • Dominant 7 Circle of Fourths Exercises
  • Dominant 7 Chord Function
  • Diminished Seventh Chords
  • Diminished 7 Chord Form
  • Diminished 7 Chord Familiarity
  • Diminished 7 Chord Function
  • Minor Seventh Chords
  • Minor Seventh Chord Form
  • Minor Seventh Chord Familiarity
  • Half Diminished Chords
  • Half Diminished Chord Form, Familiarity, and Function
  • Major Seventh Chords
  • Major Seventh Chord Form
  • Major Seventh Chord Familiarity and Function
  • Diatonic Seventh Chords
  • Seventh Chords Scales
  • Sixth Chords
  • Major Sixth Chords
  • Minor Sixth Chords
  • Three Note Equivalents and Chord Homonyms
  • Chord Practice
  • Chord Familiarity Exercises
  • More Chord Practice
  • The 12-Bar Blues Exercises (1 through 6)
  • Extended and Altered Chords
  • Dominant Ninth Chord
  • 12-Bar Blues Example 7
  • Polychords
  • Dominant 11 and Dominant 13 Chords
  • 12-Bar Blues Example 8
  • Chord Alterations and Extensions
  • Minor Blues
  • Chord Shape Recap

Part 2: Chord Substitutions and Chord Progressions

  • Chord Substitutions
  • Chord Substitution Rules
  • Chord Substitution Ideas
  • Chord Movement
  • Chord Substitution Examples (1 through 8)
  • "Nine Pound Hammer" & Jazzy Bluegrass
  • Western Swing Rhythm
  • "Sally Goodin'" Examples (1 through 13)
  • "Beaumont Rag" Example
  • "Soldier's Joy" Example
  • Chord Reduction
  • Jazz Progression Reductions (1 through 4)
  • Chord Progression Practice
  • Progression Practice (1 through 6)
  • Volume 7 Conclusion

Appendix 1: Voice Leading

Appendix 2: Common Chord Formulas and Shapes

Additional Information

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Skill level advanced