EX­AM­PLE 2 END­ING A TUNE WITH A LY­DIAN CHORD

TRACK 75

Guitar Techniques - - LESSON -

This ex­am­ple shows the end of a jazz stan­dard pro­gres­sion fall­ing 2-5-2-5-1.1It2 ends on a Cma­j7b 5 rather than just a reg­u­lar Cma­j7th, Cmaj13 or Cma­j6th (C6)

You4­can chord. also use Cma­j9b 5/#11. Jazz play­ers of­ten add an ex­tra chord to get more ‘har­monic twist’ at the end, so here there is a C69#11. The 6 can be viewed as the 13th from the top of Ly­dian har­mony. Ex­per­i­ment with dif­fer­ent

a˙nd chords voic­ings.

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