Chord extensions and alterations

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Darius Brubeck Lesson time: (17min 41sec)

In this lesson, Darius looks at chords "with numbers in them"! ie. chords with notes beyond the triad added or substituted. He also explains altered chords, which refers to chords with one or more diatonic notes replaced by a neighboring pitch in the chromatic sale. Darius uses a few tunes to bring these concepts to life: his own "Reverly Street", and "Maiden Voyage" by Herbie Hancock . Download for this course: Chords With Extensions & Triads PDF

About the instructor

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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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