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Author Topic: A Primer on dim7 Substitutions – Part I: Bartok Substitutions (by Omar Soriano)  (Read 410 times)

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Hey all,

Someone over on reddit asked me about substitutions, so I ended up writing a post that came out pretty good so I turned into a full blog entry:A Primer on dim7 Substitutions – Part I: Bartok Substitutions

I really think aspiring Gospel musicians should think through this, cause its one of the keys to that cool, substituted jazzy sound that beginners are always asking about.  I don't think I've ever read an article that breaks that down all in one place, so here is part one an article that I think does.

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Well, here’s a quick primer on Bartok substitutions, which is what Jazz theorists Conrad Cork and John Elliot call them (the concept goes by different names throughout the Jazz world). Its a really powerful way to access a Jazzy sound that’s applicable to any number of genres...Read More
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