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Guide Tones

September 28, 2013

http://www.thejazzresource.com/guide_tones.html

From the site:

Guide tones are an excellent way to study and absorb the sound of a chord progression. Guide tones are typically considered to be the 3rd and 7th scale degree of a chord because this is what determines whether a chord is major, minor, or dominant. Guide tones get to the center or essence of a chord progression and how it sounds moving from one chord to the next. Here are the guide tones for Autumn Leaves:

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