BASIC SUBS FOR THE G7 CHORD:



Here are 10 quick and easy substitutions for a Dominant chord:

Starting with 1 measure of G7 resolving to CMaj7 (V7 to I).


| G7 | CMaj7 |



1) | Dm7 G7 | CMaj7 |

2) | G7 Gb7 G7 | CMaj7 |

3) | G7 G#7 G7 | CMaj7 |

4) | Bm7(b5) | CMaj7 |

5) | Bdim7 (or Ddim7, or Fdim7, or Abdim7) | CMaj7 |

6) | Db7 | CMaj7 |

7) | Dm7 Db7 | CMaj7 |

8) | Abm7 Db7 | CMaj7 |

9) | Dm7 G7 Abm7 Db7 | CMaj7 |

10) | Ebm7 Ab7 Dm7 G7 | CMaj7 |



Here are some practical examples illustrating those substitutions:









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And since today must be your lucky day, here's yours truly demonstrating all of those examples:











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