Watch the Backcycling online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Play Jazz Guitar 8: Advanced Rhythm Principles

Backcycling - Demonstration is a video guitar lesson presented by Frank Potenza and is sourced from Jazz Harmony Handbook.


Alternative harmony using backcycling is the focus of this segment. The use of typical substitutions and interpolated harmony is demonstrated throughout the entire form. Some common basic options for harmonizing the bridge are covered, and the three A sections now feature more detail and variation, especially in the last two measures of each.