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Materials for Chord Grammar Workshop

Here is the handout for the version of the workshop I presented on May 25, 2019, at the SAW Community Day. Also recordings of the 4 songs of mine I used as examples, from my 2018 CD "Horizon." They are the whole songs, of course, not the excerpts in the charts. The recording of Icarus is a big-band version, with more extended chords and in Bb, not A. If you listen to the bass line, though, you'll hear that under those extended chords it's the same progression.

If you didn't attend the workshop, the hand-out won't make as much sense as it might, but I hope you enjoy the recordings and maybe come by next time I do the workshop. (Usually posted on saw.org).

If you're interested, check out how I made these recordings at the Horizon info page. Everything except vocals and guitars is sampled.


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