Let’s make that C progression a little more interesting! Here we introduce the C/B and Am7 chords, both useful in the key of C, both very common, and they give us more options for playing interesting movements in the key of C.

Did you know you can play simple melody lines over chords without even changing the chord shapes? This is a very popular technique, and once you get comfortable with its basic forms you’ll find yourself using it all the time!