Step 7 - All 12 notes Vertically

In this step, your mission is to play the root note of every chord that appears in the Key Cycle drills below.

  1. Choose a vertical area to practice.
  2. Review the 7 natural notes in that area.
  3. Explore the frets between the natural notes, and think how they can be called using both sharps (#) and flats (b)
  4. Practice playing them as the root notes of the chords in the drills below.


Drill 7a - Key Cycle (slow):

Drill 7b - Key Cycle (medium):

Drill 7c - Key Cycle (fast):