Watch the Flatting Fives online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Jazz Guitar Greatest Hits - Vol. 4

Flatting Fives is a video guitar lesson presented by Brad Carlton and is sourced from Chord Studies: Jazz Turnarounds Vol. 3

In this example, we first have a I chord, and then we're going to a vi chord but instead of playing the 6th in the bass we're playing the b3. This is an example of the b5 substitution, which we also employ with the b5 sub of the C7 which becomes a Gb7.