Jazz Chord Progressions: VI-V-bV-IV

Jazz Chord Progressions: VI-V-bV-IV

Often used Jazz Chord Progressions in jazz music,

Jazz Chord Progressions

Used in some musics like: “Crazy, Aerosmith”,  “Just Can’t Get Enough, Black Eyed Peas” etc.

Let’s check it out:


This one is awesome for jazz, the walk down style works perfectly here are the chords:

(We are in C minor) :

Cmin – Eb/Bb – Cmin/A – AbMaj7

Some of you probably want to spice it up some more to get more originality, am I right?

So, let’s get a little more crazy and add some notes in those chords to make it even more jazzy !

I have the honor to present: THE VARIABLES !

The roots notes stay the same, however the right hand begins to do chords more difficult.

For now I have 1 other idea for this chord progression that pop in my mind:

Cmin7 – Bb7 – Cmin/A – AbMaj9

Sounds compliacted doesn’t it?

Don’t worry our videos will help you out, for each one of them. I promise that you won’t regret it, those progressions sounds amazingly nice !

Pro Tips:

Feel entirely free to mix the progressions together, to be totally original and unique in your art.

If you also, mash up the chords, I can guarantee you that the progression you come up with will perfectly make sense !

Let’s talk about scales, if you wanna make some jazz instrumentals !

By my experience,

The best scale was the blues scale in case of making a lead !

If we are in the key of C, the blues scale would be:


Mix that up, with any of the progressions that are above and you’ll be satisfied promised. 🙂

So go ahead, play some jazz !

That was all about the pro tips that I’ve got for you guys. Welp, for now.

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