Chords Lesson

Autumn Leaves Level 1

Difficulty: beginner

By: Nate Dean

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"Autumn Leaves" is maybe the most popular and recognizable jazz standard. Its progression is relatively simple and features both a major and minor 2 5 1 sequence.

"Am7 D7 Gmaj7" is 2- 5 1 in G Major and "F#min7b5 B7b9 Em7" is 2-(half-diminished seventh) 5 1 in E Minor. Play through the chord progression below to hear these two patterns.

Amin7
AEGCGAEGCG