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Chord Scales (Using Relative Maj/Min I IV V)

Understanding your relative major and minor chords, and how you can use them in chord scales, is a pretty important topic. You’ll see chord scales used fairly often in all kinds of popular music… and after going through this lesson, you’ll be using them too!

Organizing Your Keys Using Relative Maj/Min Chords

Understanding your relative majors and minors and how they relate to each other, and to the scales, and to the chords, is really important. It’s part of the glue that holds it all together, and provides us some useful ways to approach our playing as well.

Relative Major & Minor Relating to I IV V

Understanding the relative majors and minors, and how that all ties in with I IV V is quite a powerful concept on the bass, as you can use that really for the basis (no pun intended) of most of your playing, if you want to.

Relative Major and Minor: Scales and Chords

Understanding the relative major and minor and how that relates to scales and chords is one of the most important parts of guitar theory you can learn.

Prior to going through this lesson, please make sure you’re familiar with the material in Colin’s lesson on I IV V.

I IV V: Relative Major and Minor

Understanding chord relationships is very important, and this lesson will show you how you can use I IV V and the relative major and minor chords in each key.

Prior to watching this lesson, it would be good to be familiar with Colin’s lesson on the Chord Scale and how I IV V is used there.

Any Chords, Any Key (Using Bar Chords)

In this lesson, Colin talks about the chord scale, and how to use that with bar chords.

Learning the chords very well is a crucial foundation that all lead guitar players really need to master.

You’ll also learn how to use I IV V to find the 6 main chords for each key. The way this works is there are two sets of chords in each key, three major and three minor. Both the major and minor work off sets of I IV V; each major having its own relative minor.