Jazz Chord Voicings: Major 7 Lydian Scale-Chord

This voicing consists of all seven notes in the Lydian Scale stacked up in thirds:

jazz chord voicings

Hint: If you find it useful, think of this as a basic C Major 7 with color tones built from a D Major Triad stacked on top. Note that all the notes in the D chord are color tones. This chord is a pretty way to end a tune, playing ad lib with the color tones in a high register...

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!