There’s way more to blues harmony than just major and minor.

Chops: Intermediate
Theory: Advanced
Lesson Overview:
• Learn to appreciate the power of tonalities.
• Understand how to alter a phrase to fit the harmony.
• Scare your friends with wicked diminished licks. Click here to download a printable PDF of this lesson's notation.

I went to the crossroads, took out a bunch of student loans
I went to the crossroads, took out a bunch of student loans
Asked the Lord above, “Have mercy now
I still can’t rhyme or play the blues”

Blues is one of those things that is hard to pin down in theory class. Is it major? Is it minor? It just doesn’t seem to make sense, so it must be just a feel thing, right?

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