Category Archives: Harmony

DOMINATE 7 CHORDS: Which Scales Go with Which Chords?

This is the fifth in a series of articles entitled “Which Scales Go with Which Chords?” covering the Dominate 7 Chords. When improvising, it’s important to know which scale(s) to use.  Traditional Harmony usually has one scale for the entire … Continue reading

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MINOR MAJOR 7 CHORDS: Which Scales Go with Which Chords?

This is the fourth in a series of articles entitled “Which Scales Go with Which Chords?” covering the Minor ∆7 Chords. When improvising, it’s important to know which scale(s) to use.  Traditional music usually has one scale for the entire … Continue reading

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MINOR 7 CHORDS: Which Scales Go with Which Chords?

This is the third in a series of articles entitled “Which Scales Go with Which Chords?” covering the Minor 7 Chords. When improvising, it’s important to know which scale(s) to use.  Traditional music usually has one scale for the entire … Continue reading

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MAJOR 7 CHORDS: Which Scales Go with Which Chords?

This is the first in a series of articles entitled “Which Scales Go with Which Chords?” When improvising, it’s important to know which scale(s) to use.  Traditional music usually has one scale for the entire song (or section). When the … Continue reading

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SCIENCE: Harmonics – you can’t fight Mother Nature

When ancient man struck a hollow-log with a stick they discovered certain parts of the hollow-log hurt their hands (and made a “thud” sound). They also discovered other parts of the log were louder, had a more resonant sound AND … Continue reading

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JAZZ 101: A New Fork in the “Road to Know Where”

Welcome to a new direction for the “Road to Know Where”. My pursuit of documenting the ongoing nooks & crannies of Microsoft’s Windows and Office has taken a back-seat to my other passion: Musical Improvisation and Jazz Harmony. I’ve been … Continue reading

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