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5 Jazz Chord Substitutions You Need to Know

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Jazz harmony can be complex as it is, but then jazz musicians will often stir the pot even more by adding chord substitutions all over the place!

Not to worry. In this video, I go over 5 common jazz chord substitutions you should be aware of.

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Brent Vaartstra
Brent Vaartstra is a professional jazz guitarist and educator living in New York City. He is the head blogger and podcast host for which he owns and operates. He actively performs around the New York metropolitan area and is the author of the Hal Leonard publication "Visual Improvisation for Jazz Guitar." He's also the host of the music entrepreneurship podcast "Passive Income Musician."


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