ii7-V7-IM7: Chord Voicings: ii9-V13-IM9

Very effective three-note voicings are created by adding a color tone [either "9"(2) or "13"(6)], to the two definitive tones in each chord. Notice how the color tones move as a single voice...

jazz chord voicings

Important: Don't fuss over how these chords are named. Just absorb the essence of the sound and the visio-spatial pattern on the keyboard.


Now play the right hand above as a rootless voicing in the left hand...

jazz chord voicings

Don't forget: These voicings may be applied in other settings as well, not just in a ii7-V7-IM7 context.