Progressions

Thank you for coming here. I hope you learn new skills as you make use of the resources here.
Please make use of the progressions here and give your playing an upgrade.

The progressions here are in the key of Ab

Progression 1

2-5-1 Progression
Bb F C / C# Ab C Eb
Eb Bb / C# F# B Eb
C F Ab D


Another One
Bb F / Ab C C# F
A E / G B C# F#
Ab C Eb / F Bb Eb


Another One
Bb F / C C# F Ab
C# G / C E G
Ab Eb F / C Eb F Bb


Another One
This one is a Jazzy one
Bb F C / C# Ab C Eb
Eb Bb C# / E G C Eb
Ab Eb Bb / C E G C


Another One
This one is an irregular one and it sounds funny. You would normally use it as a final 2-5-1
Bb F Ab / C# F Ab C
Eb Bb C/ C# F G C
C F# / Bb D F# Bb


This one is a vamp and it can really add a lot of color to your playing if you add some runs to it.
5 - 1 - 4 - 7flat

Eb Bb Eb / F# C# F Ab
Eb Eb F# / A C F Ab
Ab C Eb F / Eb Ab C
E Bb C# / Eb Ab C Eb
(back to the top)

Another Flavor
F# Bb C# F / Ab C# F Ab or Bb C# F Ab
F# Bb C F / C F A C
C# F Ab C / Eb Ab C
E Bb / Eb Ab C
(and back to top)

The Circle of Fifths (F - Bb - Eb - Ab - C# - G - C)
Eb G Ab C / Eb G Bb
Ab D / G C E G
Eb Bb F / F# C# F Ab
F# C / F Bb D F
C# Ab Eb / F Bb C Eb
F B / F Bb C#
E Bb C# / E Ab C Eb
(back to top)

Here is a 4 - 3 - 6 progression
C# F Ab / C Eb Ab
C E / Bb Eb Ab
Eb G Ab C / Bb Eb G (LH and RH are on the same octave)

Progressions to explain some chords on the More Chords page
Example A
This one is a 5- 4 - 1 progression
Eb Bb / C# F F# Bb
Ab Eb F# / C F A C
C# F / Bb Eb Ab


Example B
This is a 1 - 2 - 3 progression that you can play before you play a 4 chord
Ab Eb / G C
Bb F / Ab C#
C G / Bb Eb
C Eb F / Ab C Eb, C Eb E / Ab Bb Eb


Here is another variant
Ab / C F G C
Bb / C# Ab Bb C#
C / Eb Bb C Eb, C# Ab / Eb Ab C