Learn to Use Diminished Major 7th Chords: The “Secret” Jazz Harmony Flavor!



Everybody knows what diminished chords are, but do you know what diminished MAJOR 7th chords are – and, more importantly, how and when to use them? Watch this video for some cool chord tricks, ideas and progressions, accessible to any intermediate level pianist!

For those of you who need a refresher on basic concepts such as chords, scales, etc, watch my Piano Quickie series:

For those of you interested in a more in-depth exploration of piano harmony (in the context of jazz piano, but applicable to anything!), check out my full online jazz piano course right here on Youtube – it’s completely free!


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