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After looking at major seventh chords, it’s time to get hip to dominant seventh chords, also called just plain old “seventh” chords. While these still have a major tonality, the seventh degree is a half-step lower than the major seventh which gives it a much different character. Let’s dig in!
Major sevenths have a bright, sunny and “sweet” sound to them. These are typically found in pop and jazz and are definitely not heavy metal chords! But even if you don’t ever plan on playing a single Steely Dan song in your life, the shapes and sounds can apply to other styles, particularly when improvising.
Anytune has just updated their flagship app. At this point, Anytune is so mature that you aren't going to see any splashy new features, but a steady improvement in the overall user-experience. But sometimes a seemingly innocuous feature sneaks in that ends being a real game-changer in your workflow. This is one of those releases.
Oh man, I am beyond excited about this new project I’m working on. Coming later this summer is a new premium lesson, Class Dismissed! which focuses on the Van Halen “power shuffle” style in the vein of songs like Hot For Teacher, I’m the One and Ice Cream Man. There is so much good stuff in here that I almost don’t even know where to begin…