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#1127552 - 01/13/05 10:54 AM Resource for Chords?
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I am looking for a good resource for chords. Can anyone recommend a good book or source online?.

Thanks,
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#1127553 - 01/13/05 04:55 PM Re: Resource for Chords?
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You can try here for starters. There isn't much here about inversions and rootless voicings, but it's a beginning. There is a lot of other good info there also.

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#1127554 - 01/13/05 06:05 PM Re: Resource for Chords?
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The book "Jazz Keyboard Harmony" by Phil DeGreg is a wonderful resource. It's a true workbook that takes you from 2-note shell voicings to big, full, six-voice monsters. Plus it comes with a play-along CD. You can order it from Aebersold Jazz.
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#1127555 - 01/16/05 01:23 PM Re: Resource for Chords?
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Many thanks to both of you, these are just what I was looking for.

Steve
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#1127556 - 01/16/05 01:30 PM Re: Resource for Chords?
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I LOVE the DeGreg book!
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#1127557 - 01/30/05 04:10 PM Re: Resource for Chords?
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to PianoWorld.com and go to 'Fun and Interesting'. scroll down to 'Piano Chords', and you should have it!!! if it doesn't work, then let me know. it definitely saved me a lot of time learning chords. \:\)
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#1127558 - 01/30/05 07:00 PM Re: Resource for Chords?
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PW piano chord thing had errors last time I checked.
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#1127559 - 01/31/05 11:00 AM Re: Resource for Chords?
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#1127560 - 02/03/05 01:16 PM Re: Resource for Chords?
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-gryphon,
no, it doesn't.
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#1127561 - 02/04/05 05:33 AM Re: Resource for Chords?
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Just checked out the PW thing for the first. Pretty cool. But YES, it contains a fair amount of errors.

example: check out C11. There is no "B" in a C11. Actually, there's no A# either, but we can look the other way on that one.
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#1127562 - 02/06/05 04:06 PM Re: Resource for Chords?
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but i was just looking at the Major and Minor chords, so i wouldn't know.
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