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Chord Progression Chart
Harmonic Scales and Nashville Numbers
for All Major and Minor Keys

This chart comes FREE with the following products:


  • The Chord Progression Chart shows the harmonic scales and Nashville Numbers for all major and minor keys.

  • The Nashville Numbers around the inside of each circle remain constant while the chords around the outside change according to the specific key.

  • The Chord Progression Chart will save you tons of time and tedious effort, especially when you want to get creative with variant chords and modulations to other keys.

  • For complete explanations of harmonic scales and Nashville Numbers, consult How Music REALLY Works!, 2nd Edition, which covers these topics in detail, with many examples.



If you don’t yet have a copy of How Music REALLY Works!, 2nd Edition, you can read the first 6 full chapters for free at this website:

For Performers, Students, and Instructors:

  • Most aspiring professional musicians and instructors can sing or play an instrument with considerable proficiency. But they don’t understand much about how music itself really works.

  • If you want to get ahead as a musician and/or instructor, then singing or playing an instrument expertly is not enough.

  • If you aim to make a living (or at least part of your living) in music as a performer and/or instructor, you’ll do a lot better if you understand the important aspects of how music works. For example:

-  What separates a brilliant melody from an ordinary one?
-  How do great chord progressions work?
-  What makes a lyric emotionally powerful?
-  How is it possible to create a unique, original, signature
      sound and style

  • All of these topics, and a lot more, are extensively and clearly covered in How Music REALLY Works!, 2nd Edition.

  • How Music REALLY Works!, 2nd Edition, is equally useful whether you read music or play by ear (like most performers and songwriters). You don’t need to know how to read music. In fact, the book has no music notation—instead, everything you need to know about creating emotionally powerful music AND lyrics is spelled out in clear English, with hundreds of illustrations and examples.

  • If you don’t already have it, you can purchase How Music REALLY Works!, 2nd Edition, in print or PDF format, from this order page (phone, online ordering, fax, or mail):

How Music REALLY Works!, 2nd Ed. Order Page

For Songwriters:

What's the status quo in original songwriting everywhere?

Lame melodies. Run-of-the-mill lyrics. Boring chord progressions.

How come?

  • The sad truth is, 99.9% of songwriters fail to rise above mediocrity. Frankly, they’re simply clueless about effective songwriting technique. They have no knowledge of the techniques required to write brilliant melodies, effective chord progressions, and powerful lyrics.

  • If you write songs as a solo artist or member of a band, you’re one in a pack of millions. Anybody can write mediocre songs—which is exactly why the world’s awash in second-rate, forgettable songs.

  • Writing brilliant songs takes real know-how—which is what you need if you expect to break away from the pack and get noticed.

  • With How Music REALLY Works!, 2nd Edition, you can acquire that know-how. You can quickly start learning effective technique: how to create brilliant tunes, how to construct brilliant chord progressions, how to write brilliant lyrics.

  • Click on this link for free access to 470 pages (6 complete chapters):


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