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Major and minor chords are both triads: a root note, a third, and a fifth. Major chords have a major third, four semitones above the root. Minor chords have a minor third, three semitones above the root. The fifth is usually a perfect fifth, seven semitones above the root. However, a chord with a minor third may have a diminished fifth (only three ...


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A major chord has a Major third and a perfect fifth. A minor chord has a minor third and a perfect fifth. You need to know your scales for it to make sense but I will try and demonstrate with an example anyway. A perfect interval means that the note fits into both the Major and the Minor scale of the root note. So for Instance if you have the interval F-C ...


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Here are a few things that jazz players play over a dominant chord and give a 'jazzy' sound Let's say the chord that is being played is G7. What you can play is: G#o Arpeggio (G# is b9 of G7, so that note can also be added in the chord) G# auxiliary diminished scale If the chord is G7#5, you can play the whole tone scale. If the chord is G7(alt) (which ...



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