Chord Substitutions & Tensions for the Pre Dominant (Part 2 of 6)


Learn a variety of Chord substitution techniques and explore Jazz Tensions on the Piano over the Pre Dominant chord of the Minor tonality. In PART 2 of our 6-part series of Exploring the “Minor Chord Progression”, we focus our attention on the Pre-Dominant (Sub-Dominant) chord which is the iv (minor) i.e G minor and look at various embellishments and substitutions keeping the same melody which we composed in Part 1 consistent throughout the progression. Learn Jazz Tensions (9ths, 11ths, and other colors), Secondary dominants, Tritone substitutions, and more. 00:00 Performance 00:29 Recap of Part 1

02:30 The Diminished Chord (The other pre-dominant)

03:25 Combining both Pre-Dominant chords

05:55 Jazz Tensions (7, 9 & 11 colors) for G minor

08:48 The Bb substitutions

10:14 The “Bluesy” substitution

13:04 The Secondary Dominant substitution (E7)

14:14 Extensions for E7 (b9 & #9)

16:21 Moving forward to Part 3

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