Nashville Number System Lesson

3 6 2 5 1

Difficulty: beginner

By: Nate Dean

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3- 6- 2- 5 1 is a common chord progression because it moves in fourths. The example sequence below is in the key of G Major.




There are a few variations that are common which include non-diatonic notes, changing minor chords to major or dominant but still keeping the fourths movement.