Jazz Chord Voicings: Dominant 7: add 13

Here are the two definitive tones (3,b7) plus "the 13"(6)... Such voicings in fourths create a very open and hip sound...

jazz chord voicings

Study-Practice: Using your knowledge of scales and chord structure (and your ears of course), transpose these voicings to all twelve keys, building an immense chord vocabulary... a vocabulary that integrates visio-spatial, aural, and kinesthetic awareness!


Play the right hand voicing above as a rootless left hand voicing...

jazz chord voicings

Study-Practice: Using your knowledge of scales and chord structure (and your ears of course), transpose these voicings to all twelve keys, building an immense chord vocabulary... a vocabulary that integrates visio-spatial, aural, and kinesthetic awareness!

This voicing, like all others, is not a "rule". It is just an idea for your consideration and exploration. Feel free to add, subtract, double, and invert notes to suit your personal taste.