In order to shred across the neck you can use many scales, arpeggios and even chords. Did you know that you can use chords in your soloing?
Not only can use chords to solo but you want to know what chords you can use to solo over…with all the scales and arpeggios that you know.
Here are 8 chord progressions to spark your creativity in the key of A minor. Use these chord progressions to learn from as well as spark ideas to come up with your own chord progressions.
Chords in the Key of A minor – Same as C Major (The Relative Major Key)
The Notes in the A Minor Scale are as follows:
A B C D E F G
- Am C F Em G F Em Em7 Am
- Am G F Em
- Am7 Dm Fmaj7 Em Em7
- Am Dm Em F Em Em7
- Am Dm Bm7b5 Em7
- Am Em7 Dm Cmaj7 Bdim Em7 Am
- Dm Em7 Am F G Em7 Am
- Am Dm G7 C F Bdim Em
Note: You can easily use a progression from C Major to modulate to and then you can come back into an Am progression (same one or even a new one) You can do this with every single key’s relative minor chords.
A B A
Am Em Dm Em F Dm Em Am / C F G Am Dm F G7 C / Am Em Dm Em F Dm Em Am
Caprice no.5 by Niccolo Paganini
Example Assignment: Play through the above progressions without pausing in between. Record and Shred all over them.
HOW TO IMMEDIATELY WRITE AMAZING CHORD PROGRESSION IN EVERY KEY
Inside This Book You’ll Learn
– The chords in every single key to help you write a song lightning fast
– How to Use other NOTES to ADD INTEREST to Your CHORD CHOICES
– How to Write a Progression in SECONDS
– How to Pick STRONG Chord Progressions
– How to Read Chord Charts
– The Roman Numeral Numbering System
– How Progressions Work