G Major 251 Progressions
Welcome to this key discovery lesson on the key of G Major. In the previous module of this course we explored the key of C Major and we will repeat the same process and explore some common voicings and progressions key of G Major.
G Major Diatonic 7th Chords
We will start with the diatonic 7th chords found in the G Major scale and then we will discuss the different variations of the 2, 5, and 1 chords which are used the create the 251 progression which is the most common progression in jazz music.
Extended & Altered Harmony
We will be applying theory from the different beginner and intermediate courses on the website such as chord extensions, chord alterations, passing chords, and upper structure triads. You can find links to these tutorials in the related lesson below and if you have any questions with the material you can post these in the comment box below.
Related Jazz Standard Lessons
Check out the related lesson section below where we cover tunes in the key of G Major. Once you are familiar with the voicings and progressions in this tutorial we can apply this knowledge to the tunes that we are playing.