7b5 Example5 Combined and 7#5 Chords in a Bouncy Shuffle Blues
Here we have a tight, bouncy shuffle that has a hint of Killer Joe changes (Dominant chords moving down and back a tone) moving through a modern 7b5 blues using and 7#5 voicings. This could easily be a funk, R&B or jazz 7b5 progression as well. The handy first position is used in bars 1, 8 and 12. The 7#5 chords are: S1 high variation in bar 3, S1 in bar 8 and S3 in bars 5 and 11. Use a clean, warm tone to help the voicings be balanced and clear.