Rhythm Changes

Change Variations over a Rhythm Change Form in the B Section

Many jazz tunes use the rhythm changes harmonic progression as a base template (cf. inf. for examples). The B section is a playground for different[^jg] reharmonizations.

Change Form

Audio example of the 3 options preceded by 4 bars over Bb6:

Randomized versions

This is a variation of the blues turnaround memorization exercise. Options a, b or c will be repeated twice. This allows the student to hear the progression once and then repeat it or, at a later stage, play each option two times.


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