Featured image for How to Voice Dominant 7th ChordsHow to Voice Dominant 7th Chords

Dominant 7th chords are the most exciting and colorful chords in jazz. The fundamental voicings are used in all jazz standards, and altered extensions provide endless varieties to get creative.

Featured image for 7 Modes of the Major Scale Used in Jazz7 Modes of the Major Scale Used in Jazz

When I started my study into jazz harmony I learned just how important the modes of the major scale are. It's a bit of a deep topic, and in this post I'll demystify it for you.

Featured image for Using the Overtone SeriesUsing the Overtone Series

The overtone series is the physics behind all western music, including jazz. It is the bedrock of everything we do as jazz musicians.