Watch the 2-5-1: Key of D Minor online guitar lesson by Frank Vignola from Next Steps Jazz: 2-5-1 Progressions

This groove is a little different from the C major groove in that you could have a long first beat and short after beat. Notice in the first few measures how this works with the rhythm track and then how it varies when we switch to each beat being the same length. It changes the feeling of the groove a little. Now let's pick up the tempo.