Chord progressions - Using a Lead Sheet

Darius Brubeck Lesson time: (12min 7sec)

So far, we've learned how to build chords up vertically, but music is more than piles of notes, no matter how groovy they sound! The goal of this lesson is understand how to sequence chords horizontally, how to choose a succession of chords. Darius illustrates this concepts with the song "Summertime". Download for this lesson: Summertime lead sheet

About the instructor


Darius Brubeck is a noted jazz pianist and educator. He has released numerous albums as a leader, as well as touring internationally with his own groups, and the Brubecks Play Brubeck collaboration with his brothers.

Darius has served as a Fulbright visiting professor in Romania and Turkey. He initiated the first degree course in Jazz offered by an African University at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, where he taught till 2005.

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11 lessons (1h 50m) Advanced video features Downloadable sheet music Mobile, tablet & desktop access 100% satisfaction guarantee