Watch the Colorful Chord Extensions online guitar lesson by Frank Potenza from Jazz Harmony Handbook

Here we'll examine some options for extending the chords beyond the basic triads used in minor blues. The first option we'll discuss is the use of minor 6th chords as an alternative to a minor 7th chord. We'll go over the minor II/V progression, the minor 7b5 chord, and the V7 b9 or #9.