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Chord progression to ‘Autumn Leaves’

In this video I analyze the chords to the A section of ‘Autumn Leaves’ using the IFR Tonal Map. You will learn to see the chord functions, the flow of tension and release, the circle of fifths and the beautiful melodic paths that you can use in your improvising.

This is one of five beautiful standards that we analyze completely in IFR Standards Workout 1 with beautiful backing tracks in all 12 keys.