Part of Jim Mahaffey's The Ten-Minute Jazz Series
This is Volume 3 in the Series -- Major Ninth Chords
· Easy to understand lesson on major ninth chords built on I-Bb, IV-Eb, and bVII-Ab concert.
· Lydian mode introduced as substitute for major.
· Suggested improv examples given for practice on each chord.
· Bonus chart, The Major's Bossa, gives students a chance to use major ninths and lydians, while the rhythm section learns basics of the bossa nova.