In this tip we look at the often over-looked min7b5 chord. We’ve how it can replace a dom 7 chord. This time we’ll see how it replaces a tonic minor chord.
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In this guitar chord tip we’re looking at the min7b5 chord. This chord doesn’t get a lot of press, but it’s pretty useful. Let’s take a closer look at why.
Where does the sharp eleven chord come from? We’ve already explored ninths and fifths, now let’s see what this chord is used for.
In a previous tips we tried tinkering with a chord’s 9. In this guitar tip we are going to take a closer look at a major chord’s 5. See what you learn.
When you learn a scale or a chord, you can increase your fretboard knowledge if you translate that shape to as many different places as possible.
In this guitar tip we’re going to learn how to transfer patterns – including chords, scales, whatever – across strings.
Consider the dominant 7 sharp 9, which you hear a lot in the blues, a kind of sister chord to the dangerous dom 7 b9 we covered in recent issues.
This is a chord you see a lot of before going to a minor key, and that’s one of the reasons it sounds dangerous when we hear it.