Jazz Chord Progressions: VI-V-IV-III-II-III

Jazz Chord Progressions: VI-V-IV-III-II-III

One of the rarely used jazz chord progressions ideas,

Used in some musics like: « Thor’s Hammer, Dobu Usagi », « Stole my bike , Nintendo » etc.

Let’s check this out:


And that’s the most basic way of playing that progression you will get.

Jazz Chord Progressions

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:


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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