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Jazz Harmony, Week #2 Piano Skills Sheet #2

Blues
play exercises in all keys

1. Blues scale 2. Blues bass line as played by Tommy Potter (memorize or read)



F7 B7 F7 F7 B7


7


B7 F7 D7 G7 C7 F7 G7 C7

3. Blues accompaniment, voice-led 3rds and 7ths in right hand, bass note in left




F7 B7 F7 F7






B7 B7 F7 D7





G7 C7 F7 G7 C7


2

Blues accompaniment, inverted position of 3rds and 7ths






F7 B7 F7 F7







B7 B7 F7 D7



G7 C7 F7 G7 C7


4. Non-resolving #iv7, bars 5-6 5. Blues clich, bars 7-8









B7 B7 F7 G7 A7 A7

6. Recapitulation turnaround, bars 11-12









F F7/E

B7/D B7/D

F/C F F7/A B7 B7 C7



(bass descending) (bass ascending)