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A Progression Map for Major Keys

#Idim7
IIIm7b5

VI
7,9,b9 iimm7,m9
#IVm7b5
VIm7b5
b3

II
#IVm7b5
#IIdim7
V
7,9,11,13,sus
7,9,b9

VII
7,9,b9 iiim m7
#Vdim7
VIIm7b5

III
Vm
7
IIIm7b5
vimm7,m9
7,9,b9

I
7,9,b9 IV
6,M7,m,m6
I/3 #Idim7
IIIm7b5

VI
Im6
#IVm7b5
iim
m7,m9
7,9,b9

Idim/b3
II
7,9,b9 V IVm7
bVI7
V/2 7,9,11,13,sus bII7

bVI
I/5 bVII9

I
#IVm7b5
bVII
9

IV/1 Chords in italics have been respelled:


bVI7 = bVI(aug6)
2,6,M7,M9,sus V/1
Suggestions for Use
1 - Begin with the blue boxes. Start at I. Jump to another blue area. Follow the arrows back toward I. (Example: I-IV-V-I)
2 - Start with any blue box. Create a 3 or 4-chord progression by following the arrows. (Examples: ii-V-I or vi-IV-ii-V)
3 - You may jump to a green location at any time. When you do, there is a tendency to follow the arrows back toward the blue locations.
4 - If two locations have the same name, you may switch from one to the other. This gives more options for choosing the next chord.
5 - The arrows indicate strong, natural-sounding progressions. For interest, sometimes go opposite the direction of the arrows.

The expression X/Y indicates chord X with scale note Y in the bass.

Copyright 1995, 2001, 2004, 2017 Stephen Mugglin


Permission is given to make not-for-profit copies. - More information at Chordmaps.com.
A Progression Map for A Major
A#dim7
C#m7b5

F# Bm D#m7b5
F#m7b5
7,9,b9
C
m7,m9
B
D#m7b5
B#dim7
E 7,9,b9
7,9,11,13,sus
G# C#m E#dim7
7,9,b9 G#m7b5
m7
C#m7b5
F#m C#
7,9,b9
Em
7 m7,m9
A
7,9,b9 D A/C# A#dim7
C#m7b5
6,M7,m,m6
D#m7b5
Bm F#
7,9,b9
Am6
m7,m9 Adim/C
B
7,9,b9 E Dm7
F7
E/B 7,9,11,13,sus Bb7

F
A/E G9

A
D#m7b5
G
9

D/A Chords in italics have been respelled:


F7 = F(aug6)
2,6,M7,M9,sus E/A
Suggestions for Use
1 - Begin with the blue boxes. Start at I. Jump to another blue area. Follow the arrows back toward I. (Example: A-D-E-A)
2 - Start with any blue box. Create a 3 or 4-chord progression by following the arrows. (Examples: Bm-E-A or F#m-D-Bm-E)
3 - You may jump to a green location at any time. When you do, there is a tendency to follow the arrows back toward the blue locations.
4 - If two locations have the same name, you may switch from one to the other. This gives more options for choosing the next chord.
5 - The arrows indicate strong, natural-sounding progressions. For interest, sometimes go opposite the direction of the arrows.

The expression X/Y indicates chord X with scale note Y in the bass.

Copyright 1995, 2001, 2004, 2017 Stephen Mugglin


Permission is given to make not-for-profit copies. - More information at Chordmaps.com.
A Progression Map for Ab Major
Adim7
Cm7b5

F Bbm Dm7b5
Fm7b5
7,9,b9
Cb
m7,m9
Bb
Dm7b5
Bdim7
Eb 7,9,b9
7,9,11,13,sus
G Cm Edim7
7,9,b9 Gm7b5
m7
Cm7b5
Fm C
7,9,b9
Ebm
7 m7,m9
Ab
7,9,b9 Db Ab/C Adim7
Cm7b5
6,M7,m,m6
Dm7b5
Bbm F
7,9,b9
Abm6
m7,m9 Abdim/Cb
Bb
7,9,b9 Eb Dbm7
E7
Eb/Bb 7,9,11,13,sus A7

Fb
Ab/Eb Gb9

Ab
Dm7b5
Gb
9

Db/Ab Chords in italics have been respelled:


A7 = Bbb7, E7 = Fb(aug6)
2,6,M7,M9,sus Eb/Ab
Suggestions for Use
1 - Begin with the blue boxes. Start at I. Jump to another blue area. Follow the arrows back toward I. (Example: Ab-Db-Eb-Ab)
2 - Start with any blue box. Create a 3 or 4-chord progression by following the arrows. (Examples: Bbm-Eb-Ab or Fm-Db-Bbm-Eb)
3 - You may jump to a green location at any time. When you do, there is a tendency to follow the arrows back toward the blue locations.
4 - If two locations have the same name, you may switch from one to the other. This gives more options for choosing the next chord.
5 - The arrows indicate strong, natural-sounding progressions. For interest, sometimes go opposite the direction of the arrows.

The expression X/Y indicates chord X with scale note Y in the bass.

Copyright 1995, 2001, 2004, 2017 Stephen Mugglin


Permission is given to make not-for-profit copies. - More information at Chordmaps.com.
A Progression Map for B Major
B#dim7
D#m7b5

G# C#m E#m7b5
G#m7b5
7,9,b9
D
m7,m9
C#
E#m7b5
Ddim7
F# 7,9,b9
7,9,11,13,sus
A# D#m Gdim7
7,9,b9 A#m7b5
m7
D#m7b5
G#m D#
7,9,b9
F#m
7 m7,m9
B
7,9,b9 E B/D# B#dim7
D#m7b5
6,M7,m,m6
E#m7b5
C#m G#
7,9,b9
Bm6
m7,m9 Bdim/D
C#
7,9,b9 F# Em7
G7
F#/C# 7,9,11,13,sus C7

G
B/F# A9

B
E#m7b5
A
9

E/B Chords in italics have been respelled:


Ddim7 = Cxdim7, Gdim7 = Fxdim7,
2,6,M7,M9,sus F#/B G7 = G(aug6)

Suggestions for Use


1 - Begin with the blue boxes. Start at I. Jump to another blue area. Follow the arrows back toward I. (Example: B-E-F#-B)
2 - Start with any blue box. Create a 3 or 4-chord progression by following the arrows. (Examples: C#m-F#-B or G#m-E-C#m-F#)
3 - You may jump to a green location at any time. When you do, there is a tendency to follow the arrows back toward the blue locations.
4 - If two locations have the same name, you may switch from one to the other. This gives more options for choosing the next chord.
5 - The arrows indicate strong, natural-sounding progressions. For interest, sometimes go opposite the direction of the arrows.

The expression X/Y indicates chord X with scale note Y in the bass.

Copyright 1995, 2001, 2004, 2017 Stephen Mugglin


Permission is given to make not-for-profit copies. - More information at Chordmaps.com.
A Progression Map for Bb Major
Bdim7
Dm7b5

G Cm Em7b5
Gm7b5
7,9,b9
Db
m7,m9
C
Em7b5
C#dim7
F 7,9,b9
7,9,11,13,sus
A Dm F#dim7
7,9,b9 Am7b5
m7
Dm7b5
Gm D
7,9,b9
Fm
7 m7,m9
Bb
7,9,b9 Eb Bb/D Bdim7
Dm7b5
6,M7,m,m6
Em7b5
Cm G
7,9,b9
Bbm6
m7,m9 Bbdim/Db
C
7,9,b9 F Ebm7
Gb7
F/C 7,9,11,13,sus Cb7

Gb
Bb/F Ab9

Bb
Em7b5
Ab
9

Eb/Bb Chords in italics have been respelled:


Gb7 = Gb(aug6)
2,6,M7,M9,sus F/Bb
Suggestions for Use
1 - Begin with the blue boxes. Start at I. Jump to another blue area. Follow the arrows back toward I. (Example: Bb-Eb-F-Bb)
2 - Start with any blue box. Create a 3 or 4-chord progression by following the arrows. (Examples: Cm-F-Bb or Gm-Eb-Cm-F)
3 - You may jump to a green location at any time. When you do, there is a tendency to follow the arrows back toward the blue locations.
4 - If two locations have the same name, you may switch from one to the other. This gives more options for choosing the next chord.
5 - The arrows indicate strong, natural-sounding progressions. For interest, sometimes go opposite the direction of the arrows.

The expression X/Y indicates chord X with scale note Y in the bass.

Copyright 1995, 2001, 2004, 2017 Stephen Mugglin


Permission is given to make not-for-profit copies. - More information at Chordmaps.com.
A Progression Map for C Major
C#dim7
Em7b5

A Dm F#m7b5
Am7b5
7,9,b9
Eb
m7,m9
D
F#m7b5
D#dim7
G 7,9,b9
7,9,11,13,sus
B Em G#dim7
7,9,b9 Bm7b5
m7
Em7b5
Am E
7,9,b9
Gm
7 m7,m9
C
7,9,b9 F C/E C#dim7
Em7b5
6,M7,m,m6
F#m7b5
Dm A
7,9,b9
Cm6
m7,m9 Cdim/Eb
D
7,9,b9 G Fm7
Ab7
G/D 7,9,11,13,sus Db7

Ab
C/G Bb9

C
F#m7b5
Bb
9

F/C Chords in italics have been respelled:


Ab7 = Ab(aug6)
2,6,M7,M9,sus G/C
Suggestions for Use
1 - Begin with the blue boxes. Start at I. Jump to another blue area. Follow the arrows back toward I. (Example: C-F-G-C)
2 - Start with any blue box. Create a 3 or 4-chord progression by following the arrows. (Examples: Dm-G-C or Am-F-Dm-G)
3 - You may jump to a green location at any time. When you do, there is a tendency to follow the arrows back toward the blue locations.
4 - If two locations have the same name, you may switch from one to the other. This gives more options for choosing the next chord.
5 - The arrows indicate strong, natural-sounding progressions. For interest, sometimes go opposite the direction of the arrows.

The expression X/Y indicates chord X with scale note Y in the bass.

Copyright 1995, 2001, 2004, 2017 Stephen Mugglin


Permission is given to make not-for-profit copies. - More information at Chordmaps.com.
A Progression Map for D Major
D#dim7
F#m7b5

B Em G#m7b5
Bm7b5
7,9,b9
F
m7,m9
E
G#m7b5
E#dim7
A 7,9,b9
7,9,11,13,sus
C# F#m A#dim7
7,9,b9 C#m7b5
m7
F#m7b5
Bm F#
7,9,b9
Am
7 m7,m9
D
7,9,b9 G D/F# D#dim7
F#m7b5
6,M7,m,m6
G#m7b5
Em B
7,9,b9
Dm6
m7,m9 Ddim/F
E
7,9,b9 A Gm7
Bb7
A/E 7,9,11,13,sus Eb7

Bb
D/A C9

D
G#m7b5
C
9

G/D Chords in italics have been respelled:


Bb7 = Bb(aug6)
2,6,M7,M9,sus A/D
Suggestions for Use
1 - Begin with the blue boxes. Start at I. Jump to another blue area. Follow the arrows back toward I. (Example: D-G-A-D)
2 - Start with any blue box. Create a 3 or 4-chord progression by following the arrows. (Examples: Em-A-D or Bm-G-Em-A)
3 - You may jump to a green location at any time. When you do, there is a tendency to follow the arrows back toward the blue locations.
4 - If two locations have the same name, you may switch from one to the other. This gives more options for choosing the next chord.
5 - The arrows indicate strong, natural-sounding progressions. For interest, sometimes go opposite the direction of the arrows.

The expression X/Y indicates chord X with scale note Y in the bass.

Copyright 1995, 2001, 2004, 2017 Stephen Mugglin


Permission is given to make not-for-profit copies. - More information at Chordmaps.com.
A Progression Map for Db Major
Ddim7
Fm7b5

Bb Ebm Gm7b5
Bbm7b5
7,9,b9
Fb
m7,m9
Eb
Gm7b5
Edim7
Ab 7,9,b9
7,9,11,13,sus
C Fm Adim7
7,9,b9 Cm7b5
m7
Fm7b5
Bbm F
7,9,b9
Abm
7 m7,m9
Db
7,9,b9 Gb Db/F Ddim7
Fm7b5
6,M7,m,m6
Gm7b5
Ebm Bb
7,9,b9
Dbm6
m7,m9 Dbdim/Fb
Eb
7,9,b9 Ab Gbm7
A7
Ab/Eb 7,9,11,13,sus D7

A
Db/Ab B9

Db
Gm7b5
B
9

Gb/Db Chords in italics have been respelled:


A = Bbb, B = Cb, D7 = Ebb7,
2,6,M7,M9,sus Ab/Db A7 = Bbb(aug6), B9 = Cb9

Suggestions for Use


1 - Begin with the blue boxes. Start at I. Jump to another blue area. Follow the arrows back toward I. (Example: Db-Gb-Ab-Db)
2 - Start with any blue box. Create a 3 or 4-chord progression by following the arrows. (Examples: Ebm-Ab-Db or Bbm-Gb-Ebm-Ab)
3 - You may jump to a green location at any time. When you do, there is a tendency to follow the arrows back toward the blue locations.
4 - If two locations have the same name, you may switch from one to the other. This gives more options for choosing the next chord.
5 - The arrows indicate strong, natural-sounding progressions. For interest, sometimes go opposite the direction of the arrows.

The expression X/Y indicates chord X with scale note Y in the bass.

Copyright 1995, 2001, 2004, 2017 Stephen Mugglin


Permission is given to make not-for-profit copies. - More information at Chordmaps.com.
A Progression Map for E Major
E#dim7
G#m7b5

C# F#m A#m7b5
C#m7b5
7,9,b9
G
m7,m9
F#
A#m7b5
Gdim7
B 7,9,b9
7,9,11,13,sus
D# G#m B#dim7
7,9,b9 D#m7b5
m7
G#m7b5
C#m G#
7,9,b9
Bm
7 m7,m9
E
7,9,b9 A E/G# E#dim7
G#m7b5
6,M7,m,m6
A#m7b5
F#m C#
7,9,b9
Em6
m7,m9 Edim/G
F#
7,9,b9 B Am7
C7
B/F# 7,9,11,13,sus F7

C
E/B D9

E
A#m7b5
D
9

A/E Chords in italics have been respelled:


Gdim7 = Fxdim7, C7 = C(aug6)
2,6,M7,M9,sus B/E
Suggestions for Use
1 - Begin with the blue boxes. Start at I. Jump to another blue area. Follow the arrows back toward I. (Example: E-A-B-E)
2 - Start with any blue box. Create a 3 or 4-chord progression by following the arrows. (Examples: F#m-B-E or C#m-A-F#m-B)
3 - You may jump to a green location at any time. When you do, there is a tendency to follow the arrows back toward the blue locations.
4 - If two locations have the same name, you may switch from one to the other. This gives more options for choosing the next chord.
5 - The arrows indicate strong, natural-sounding progressions. For interest, sometimes go opposite the direction of the arrows.

The expression X/Y indicates chord X with scale note Y in the bass.

Copyright 1995, 2001, 2004, 2017 Stephen Mugglin


Permission is given to make not-for-profit copies. - More information at Chordmaps.com.
A Progression Map for Eb Major
Edim7
Gm7b5

C Fm Am7b5
Cm7b5
7,9,b9
Gb
m7,m9
F
Am7b5
F#dim7
Bb 7,9,b9
7,9,11,13,sus
D Gm Bdim7
7,9,b9 Dm7b5
m7
Gm7b5
Cm G
7,9,b9
Bbm
7 m7,m9
Eb
7,9,b9 Ab Eb/G Edim7
Gm7b5
6,M7,m,m6
Am7b5
Fm C
7,9,b9
Ebm6
m7,m9 Ebdim/Gb
F
7,9,b9 Bb Abm7
Cb7
Bb/F 7,9,11,13,sus Fb7

Cb
Eb/Bb Db9

Eb
Am7b5
Db
9

Ab/Eb Chords in italics have been respelled:


Cb7 = Cb(aug6)
2,6,M7,M9,sus Bb/Eb
Suggestions for Use
1 - Begin with the blue boxes. Start at I. Jump to another blue area. Follow the arrows back toward I. (Example: Eb-Ab-Bb-Eb)
2 - Start with any blue box. Create a 3 or 4-chord progression by following the arrows. (Examples: Fm-Bb-Eb or Cm-Ab-Fm-Bb)
3 - You may jump to a green location at any time. When you do, there is a tendency to follow the arrows back toward the blue locations.
4 - If two locations have the same name, you may switch from one to the other. This gives more options for choosing the next chord.
5 - The arrows indicate strong, natural-sounding progressions. For interest, sometimes go opposite the direction of the arrows.

The expression X/Y indicates chord X with scale note Y in the bass.

Copyright 1995, 2001, 2004, 2017 Stephen Mugglin


Permission is given to make not-for-profit copies. - More information at Chordmaps.com.
A Progression Map for F Major
F#dim7
Am7b5

D Gm Bm7b5
Dm7b5
7,9,b9
Ab
m7,m9
G
Bm7b5
G#dim7
C 7,9,b9
7,9,11,13,sus
E Am C#dim7
7,9,b9 Em7b5
m7
Am7b5
Dm A
7,9,b9
Cm
7 m7,m9
F
7,9,b9 Bb F/A F#dim7
Am7b5
6,M7,m,m6
Bm7b5
Gm D
7,9,b9
Fm6
m7,m9 Fdim/Ab
G
7,9,b9 C Bbm7
Db7
C/G 7,9,11,13,sus Gb7

Db
F/C Eb9

F
Bm7b5
Eb
9

Bb/F Chords in italics have been respelled:


Db7 = Db(aug6)
2,6,M7,M9,sus C/F
Suggestions for Use
1 - Begin with the blue boxes. Start at I. Jump to another blue area. Follow the arrows back toward I. (Example: F-Bb-C-F)
2 - Start with any blue box. Create a 3 or 4-chord progression by following the arrows. (Examples: Gm-C-F or Dm-Bb-Gm-C)
3 - You may jump to a green location at any time. When you do, there is a tendency to follow the arrows back toward the blue locations.
4 - If two locations have the same name, you may switch from one to the other. This gives more options for choosing the next chord.
5 - The arrows indicate strong, natural-sounding progressions. For interest, sometimes go opposite the direction of the arrows.

The expression X/Y indicates chord X with scale note Y in the bass.

Copyright 1995, 2001, 2004, 2017 Stephen Mugglin


Permission is given to make not-for-profit copies. - More information at Chordmaps.com.
A Progression Map for G Major
G#dim7
Bm7b5

E Am C#m7b5
Em7b5
7,9,b9
Bb
m7,m9
A
C#m7b5
A#dim7
D 7,9,b9
7,9,11,13,sus
F# Bm D#dim7
7,9,b9 F#m7b5
m7
Bm7b5
Em B
7,9,b9
Dm
7 m7,m9
G
7,9,b9 C G/B G#dim7
Bm7b5
6,M7,m,m6
C#m7b5
Am E
7,9,b9
Gm6
m7,m9 Gdim/Bb
A
7,9,b9 D Cm7
Eb7
D/A 7,9,11,13,sus Ab7

Eb
G/D F9

G
C#m7b5
F
9

C/G Chords in italics have been respelled:


Eb7 = Eb(aug6)
2,6,M7,M9,sus D/G
Suggestions for Use
1 - Begin with the blue boxes. Start at I. Jump to another blue area. Follow the arrows back toward I. (Example: G-C-D-G)
2 - Start with any blue box. Create a 3 or 4-chord progression by following the arrows. (Examples: Am-D-G or Em-C-Am-D)
3 - You may jump to a green location at any time. When you do, there is a tendency to follow the arrows back toward the blue locations.
4 - If two locations have the same name, you may switch from one to the other. This gives more options for choosing the next chord.
5 - The arrows indicate strong, natural-sounding progressions. For interest, sometimes go opposite the direction of the arrows.

The expression X/Y indicates chord X with scale note Y in the bass.

Copyright 1995, 2001, 2004, 2017 Stephen Mugglin


Permission is given to make not-for-profit copies. - More information at Chordmaps.com.
A Progression Map for Gb Major
Gdim7
Bbm7b5

Eb Abm Cm7b5
Ebm7b5
7,9,b9
Bbb
m7,m9
Ab
Cm7b5
Adim7
Db 7,9,b9
7,9,11,13,sus
F Bbm Ddim7
7,9,b9 Fm7b5
m7
Bbm7b5
Ebm Bb
7,9,b9
Dbm
7 m7,m9
Gb
7,9,b9 Cb Gb/Bb Gdim7
Bbm7b5
6,M7,m,m6
Cm7b5
Abm Eb
7,9,b9
Gbm6
Gbdim
m7,m9
Ab
7,9,b9 Db
Bbb

Cbm7
D7
Db/Ab 7,9,11,13,sus G7

D
Gb/Db E9

Gb
Cm7b5
E
9

Cb/Gb Chords in italics have been respelled:


D = Ebb, E = Fb, G7 = Abb7
2,6,M7,M9,sus Db/Gb D7 = Ebb(aug6), E9 = Fb9

Suggestions for Use


1 - Begin with the blue boxes. Start at I. Jump to another blue area. Follow the arrows back toward I. (Example: Gb-Cb-Db-Gb)
2 - Start with any blue box. Create a 3 or 4-chord progression by following the arrows. (Examples: Abm-Db-Gb or Ebm-Cb-Abm-Db)
3 - You may jump to a green location at any time. When you do, there is a tendency to follow the arrows back toward the blue locations.
4 - If two locations have the same name, you may switch from one to the other. This gives more options for choosing the next chord.
5 - The arrows indicate strong, natural-sounding progressions. For interest, sometimes go opposite the direction of the arrows.

The expression X/Y indicates chord X with scale note Y in the bass.

Copyright 1995, 2001, 2004, 2017 Stephen Mugglin


Permission is given to make not-for-profit copies. - More information at Chordmaps.com.