Jazz chord theory

V-Is: most important chord progression in Celtic guitar!

Hello viewers! I had a comment from Ed Wright last week asking about chords for V-I progressions, so in this week’s Celtic guitar tutorial, I’ll be showing you a few of my favourite chord shapes along with some more unusual jazzy things you can do to make your V-Is more interesting!

You can find diagrams for all the guitar chords I use in this video on my blog, linked here.

Check out my blog on chord construction if you want to a simple music theory guide to help you learn more about how jazz chords are formed.

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