Watch the Lesson 9 online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Play Jazz Guitar 4: Rhythm Approaches

Lesson 9 - Third Inversion Voicings is a video guitar lesson presented by Howard Morgen and is sourced from Fingerboard Breakthrough.


Since a triad is a three note chord, it consists of a root position and two inversions. A four note chord such as a major 7th, minor 7th, dominant 7th, or major 6th has a third inversion which locates the added scale tone in the bass voice. In Figures 1 and 2, the initial shapes, used in conjunction with octave shapes, are 2nd inversion major and minor triads located on the 2nd set of strings. Figures 1a and 2a illustrate... > Continued in manual (click Chart button above).