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Shake up your songwriting and improvising with articles to help you integrate new patterns into your playing, and provide tips and tools to help you recognize and remember chords more quickly.

The Hidden Grammar of Music

What a music theory book at age 13 taught me about how to look at chords, chord progressions and the emotions they’re capable of manifesting.

The Birth of the Unjazz

Modern songwriters, producers and artists are reinventing the way jazz idioms and foundations are applied in modern pop. Let’s break it down!

How to Use Borrowed Chords

A handy guide for using borrowed chords in parallel scales and modes, to make your chord progressions more refreshing and unpredictable.

How to Make Chords From Scales

Learning to read or write music? Here’s a quick guide to making chords within the various scales and modes you might encounter in music theory.