Perfect for chord melodies and fingerstyle arrangements.
Turnarounds are the chord progressions found in the last two bars of the first verse of most standards and many pop tunes. The chord progression leads the listener back to the starting of the second verse. They are also used at the end of the song form to start through the song form another time. Rich demonstrates 16 examples of the most common types of turnarounds and then offers ideas to embellish the progression that can lead you to 100's more playing possibilities. Some of the topics covered are diatonic, direct, altered & tritone substitutions, changing minor sounds to dominant & dominant to major. The 52 M4V* minute video goes into full detail with each example and challenges you to create your own harmonic treatments to these basic two measures of music. Printable PDF in notation and chord grids.