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  • gypsy jazz chord progressions?

    what kind of progressions are used in gypsy jazz?

    What are some of the most common chords used?

  • #2
    This is just about every voicing you need to play gypsy jazz tunes...

    9th chords, ex. C9:

    X32333

    6/9 chords, ex. C 6/9:

    X32233

    ex. G 6/9:

    3X2233

    m6 chords, ex. Gm6:

    3X2333

    ex. Dm6:

    X2323X

    7#9 chords, ex. C7#9:

    X3234X

    7b9 chords, ex. C7b9:

    X3232X

    BARRE CHORDS

    Major, ex. G major:

    355433

    7th chords, ex. G7:

    353433

    Minor, ex. Gm:

    355333

    ex. Cm

    X35543

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    And to spice things up, use the following substitutions:

    major -> 6 or 6/9
    minor -> m6
    7th chords -> 9th chords, or 7#9s / 7b9s if you're leading into a minor chord.

    Use your ears.

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    • #3
      The really important thing is to get the 'boom chick' sound... hitting the root of the chord before strumming the chord... all downstrokes... follow through on the stroke as well, almost as if you were playing a percussion instrument.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Flamencology
        This is just about every voicing you need to play gypsy jazz tunes...

        9th chords, ex. C9:

        X32333

        6/9 chords, ex. C 6/9:

        X32233

        ex. G 6/9:

        3X2233

        m6 chords, ex. Gm6:

        3X2333

        ex. Dm6:

        X2323X

        7#9 chords, ex. C7#9:

        X3234X

        7b9 chords, ex. C7b9:

        X3232X

        BARRE CHORDS

        Major, ex. G major:

        355433

        7th chords, ex. G7:

        353433

        Minor, ex. Gm:

        355333

        ex. Cm

        X35543

        -------------------------------

        And to spice things up, use the following substitutions:

        major -> 6 or 6/9
        minor -> m6
        7th chords -> 9th chords, or 7#9s / 7b9s if you're leading into a minor chord.

        Use your ears.


        My vote for you is yet again reaffirmed

        d.
        Originally Posted by The Doors


        This is the end.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Flamencology


          9th chords, ex. C9:

          X32333
          HA! So he makes mistakes! C9 doesn't have a Bb note in it! Who's your Daddy?!!

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Sherinian gonnabe
            HA! So he makes mistakes! C9 doesn't have a Bb note in it! Who's your Daddy?!!



            OOOHHHH

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            • #7
              Noob question

              9th chords, ex. C9:

              X32333

              6/9 chords, ex. C 6/9:

              X32233

              ex. G 6/9:

              3X2233

              m6 chords, ex. Gm6:

              3X2333


              How would you play those chords? Partial barres?

              Oh, and wouldn't Bb be the optional minor 7th?

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              • #8
                Originally posted by JeffN


                OOOHHHH
                I know.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Sherinian gonnabe
                  HA! So he makes mistakes! C9 doesn't have a Bb note in it! Who's your Daddy?!!



                  Doesn't it?

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Sherinian gonnabe
                    HA! So he makes mistakes! C9 doesn't have a Bb note in it! Who's your Daddy?!!



                    oh wait...C9 DOES have a b7 on it.

                    I'm going to go shoot myself now

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Flamencology


                      Doesn't it?

                      I just looked it up. ****************.

                      Damn you, Ralph. Damn you to the bowels of bloody hell.

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                      • #12
                        What's even worse is that I thought that C E G Bb D was CMaj9

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by JeffN
                          What's even worse is that I thought that C E G Bb D was CMaj9

                          You are approximately 5% dumber than me. Bb is the 7th, not the maj7. I thought it'd be called something like C9add7.

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                          • #14
                            Well, I'm glad that's settled.

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Sherinian gonnabe
                              You are approximately 5% dumber than me. Bb is the 7th, not the maj7. I thought it'd be called something like C9add7.


                              I wouldn't say that, because I knew that Bb was the b7, but had a temporary brain lockup.

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