How To Use Diminished Chords

Here is a simple way to start to use diminished chords in your chord progressions and melodies.

For ideas on diminished chord applications, check out The Barry Harris Workshop DVD – Part One (4 Dvds/workbook), here:

Also check out The Barry Harris Workshop DVD – Part 2 (4 Dvds/workbook), here:

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Diminished Scale Chords

The Diminished Scale is a unique symmetrical 8-note scale that comes in two forms.

Because of its symmetry, hearing the tonality (the root note) of the Diminished Chord or Scale being played can often be tricky.

Adopt this simple ear training practice for hearing Diminished Scales and Chords!

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