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As a passing note it’s fine. Again, internalise what works and what doesn’t. • After you’ve really got the hang of this in C, try it out in other keys, starting with F, B♭ and G. Work out the 12-bar pattern and the appropriate blues scale (or look it up from the list in Appendix 2) and really go for it. Again, the secret lies in hundreds or thousands of repetitions. Adding chords in the right hand If you’ve gone through the above process thoroughly, you should now be confident about playing a simple blues with two hands.

Work out the 12-bar pattern and the appropriate blues scale (or look it up from the list in Appendix 2) and really go for it. Again, the secret lies in hundreds or thousands of repetitions. Adding chords in the right hand If you’ve gone through the above process thoroughly, you should now be confident about playing a simple blues with two hands. So far, I’ve only talked about playing single notes in the right hand. If you practise this process as much as I suggest you should, it won’t be long before you begin to get more adventurous and start playing a couple of notes at a time, or even block chords.

7. Minor sevenths are covered on p40. 32 Part 1: Understanding Harmony You form the dominant seventh by adding a minor seventh (the note 10 semitones above, or two semitones below, the root note) to a major chord. So, to form C7 you add a B♭ to a C major triad; to form A7 you add a G (natural) to an A major triad: The effect a dominant seventh has depends on its context in a piece of music. As we’ve seen in the section on resolution, if the major chord based on the fifth note of the key of a piece of music (the dominant) is made into a seventh, it enhances the resolving effect of the chord.

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