1/4: Chord Progressions

What is a Chord Progression?

A chord progression is a succession of chords. Most chord progressions range between 3-8 chords.

Any succession of chords can be a chord progression, for example:

A chord progression like the one above may sound unpleasant because it is a collection of random chords, without a scale relating between them.

If we limit the chord progression to fit within a given scale, it will most likely sound more musical.

Listen to scale based chord progressions: