(W-TP) Introduction to 21st Century Harmony using the Jordan Chromatic System (Part 1)

If you’ve ever taken Stanley's in-person seminar “Keys to optimal Leaning for Musicians” you can get credit for the first session and pay a reduced fee of only $495. (You can still join the make-up session or watch the video.) Just send an email to SJ101GW@stanleyjordan.com with the place and approximate date when you attended and after confirming we’ll get back to you with a special sign-up link.

The Zoom meetings will take place weekly for 6 consecutive weeks. Each session is 2 hours long, with 1:30 of instruction, and :30 of time with other students to collaborate on class projects, discuss the material or just hang out.

Week 1: The Art of Learning — more focus on the theory of it, plus how to get out of your head.

Week 2: JCS for all instruments — Pitches, Pitch Classes, and Chord Types [exploring a simple catalog that takes you from diatonic organization to chromatic organization]

Week 3: Chord Voicings — Introducing the first precise definition of the word voicing, and how this way of thinking frees you to explore the world of possibilities more easily than ever before.

Week 4: Modes and Modal Systems. Understanding why there are 2048 chord types and 351 modal systems. Understanding how modal systems give you the key to all possible chords and scales.

Week 5: Families of Chord Types. Understanding how dichromatic families provide the perfect marriage between the Jordan Chromatic System and the conventional, or diatonic, system.

Week 6: Using the Master Chord Type Library. This free library gives extensive information and links on over 1300 chord types.

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