A short exam for your fingers for the tonic and dom7 forms...
1) Set up Band-In-A-Box to play rhythm changes.
2) Then transpose it to a weird key like B or F#.
3) Do your best to follow the changes without looking at your fingers.
You'll quickly find out which fingerings come fairly automatically to you, and which don't!
If you're like me, the C, E and G shapes come pretty easily, the A and D shapes less so.. especially the D shape, that's the one I've really gotta pound into my head.
I keep trying to remind myself, this is supposed to be FUN!
(And it actually is--- using it AFTER I've learned it!)
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If you are ever planning on visiting the beautiful Niagara area, feel free to PM me and perhaps we can get together and do some jamming.