2-5-1 in C Chords

In this free jazz guitar lesson we're going to learn some chords to play over a 2-5 -1 chord progression in C. We'll use the jam track "2m 5 1 in C" which is track 14 from the Let's Jam! Jazz & Blues CD. The 2-5-1 chord progression is the most commonly used progression in jazz.


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Here are the first set of chords we will use.

251 chords

You can play these chords in another position on the guitar neck.

2-5-1 chords

Now we'll play these chords with track 14 of the Let's Jam! Jazz & Blues CD.