Welcome to Ralph Patt's Jazz Web Page featuring:
The Vanilla Book.The Vanilla Book is a resource for the working jazz musician that contains basic chord changes to over 400 standard tunes.
The Major Third Tuning. A new way to look at tuning the guitar for jazz guitarists.
Tonal Centers. This is a resource of similar chord
progressions. Most jazz standards move through different tonal
centers (major and minor) before returning to the tonic key.
Listening to many songs with the same or similar chord progressions,
helps to recognize these tonal shifts. It is linked to the
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