What is it about the dominant flat nine that makes a chord sound so dangerous? If you’ve been following this series it shouldn’t be too big a surprise.
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We’re looking at ninth chords. We’ve reached the dominant 9 chord and want to find out what scales we can play over D9 and where can to use this chord.
Second part in a series of short lessons on ninth chords. When exactly do you use the major ninth and related chords?
Here’s a tip is about the major 9, major add 9, and 6/9 chords. We’re going to get into ninth chords over the next several tips.
Previously we worked out approach tones below the note we really wanted to hit. Now let’s try it with notes that approach the target from above.
We’re continuing our work with approach tones. Approach tones build suspense and give your melodic playing more color.
Approach tones are those notes used for melodic embellishment that happen before the note you actually want to play.
This guitar tip looks at a simple but pleasing pattern that breaks up the monotony of practicing standard scale patterns.