EXAMPLE 2 ENDING A TUNE WITH A LYDIAN CHORD
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.