EXAMPLE 3 MAJOR 7b5 CHORDS IN A CONTEMPORARY STANDARD
This is considered a modern progression, even though this type of writing has been around since the 60s with musicians like Joe Henderson and Herbie
maj7b5 Ha2ncock. This example uses or Maj7#11 chords from all five shapes from CAGED theory and an extra 6/9#11. Take care with the shape in bar 4; it’s a wide
Gmaj7b5. spread shape 3 Play it using a first finger barre as 3-4-1-1-1. Use a clean, warm tone to produce nice balanced voicings for these examples.