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2. Usually the melody note most of the time is played an octave higher than what is written on the page. too . playing some passages of . The only reason why I might do this is to fit a particular jazz chord that I like and sounds good with the written melody. You will see what I mean when you examine my rendition of Blue Bossa.
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4. What type of voicing should I use to create my chord melody?
Well, you 3 , 2, 3, 2 4, . combination . . Also, I . Blues Bossa example, you will notice . of .
5. .example, I Cmi 6/9 . Cmi 7 1st 2 . .b7 down the ma 6. 3, 6, 9 5 . 9 Here is an example of how you can do it with Drop 2 voicings .
Basic rules for omitting notes from a chord :
.Example: it's 9th, 11, 6 13.
2. omit the root and raise it a half step to get the 9th of a minor chord
3. omit the 5th and lower it a whole step to get the 11 of a minor chord
4. omit the b7 and lower it a half step to the maj 6 of a minor chord
5. Keep the important notes in the chord that make it sound major, or minor. The b3 and b7 for minor chords, the major 3rd and major 7 for major 7th chords, major 3rd and b7 for dominant 7th chords. , .fact, if 3 7 , . example, in 5 . Cmaj 7. the # 2 9 , 7 #5. 7 1 #, 7 9 #11 .metal .
Obviously, these , . . The Jazz Theory Book (Amazon affiliate link) by Mark Levine, to further your knowledge in this area. By altering a few notes here and there you also might accidentally end up with a chord substitution. So if you are not good with music theory, listen to what your ears are telling you. Your ears will guide you on what sounds good or bad and if sounds good, most likely you are on the right path. In the example of the Cmi6/9 chord it also can be viewed as a Ebma7 b5 or Ebma7 #11 chord. I ended up with this by omitting the root and the b7 of Cmi7. By raising the root a whole step and lowering the b 7 of C-7, this worked out to be the blll maj7 b5 chord in the key of C minor. The blll maj7 can be a substitute for the Tonic chord of the key. Both the (Eb) blll ma7 and the (Ab) bVl ma7 can be used as a sub for the Tonic chord C mi. To help you with chord substitution use the following chart below.Remember all the rules can be done with drop 2, drop 3 and drop 2 and 4 voicings.
Blue Bossa Chord Melody Example
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