The Jazz Piano Course: Modal Interchange (Borrowed Chords) Simply Explained! (Lesson 6)
Ok, I know "modal interchange" sounds like a really complicated concept, but it really isn't. It just refers to using chords from related (parallel) keys. This is also called Borrowed Chords sometimes, because you're "borrowing" the chord from a parallel key. These modal interchange chords can be used as substitutions to enrich a progression's harmony, and today we're going to see exactly how this is done. Join me in this simple tutorial covering the basics of modal interchange, filled with practical advice and explicit examples and how and when to use this concept!