2-5-1 drills

The 2-5-1 chord progression is a very popular chord progression used in various types of music. It’s used in Gospel,Jazz,Reggae,Rock etc. It’s a famous chord progression used in ending songs.

By the end of this drill you will be able to play the 2 – 5 – 1 chord progression in all keys and this means you can end songs easily on any key of your choice. Don’t take my word for it , Let’s begin…

 

Key C

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D F A C / D

D F A C / G

D G B / G (play quickly)

C E G C / C G

 

Key F

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G Bb D F / G

G Bb D F / C

G C E / C (play quickly)

F A C F / F C

 

Key Bb

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C Eb G Bb / C

C Eb G Bb / F

C F A / F (play quickly)

Bb D F Bb / Bb F

 

Key  Eb

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Ab C Eb / F

Ab C Eb / Bb

F Bb D / Bb  (play quickly)

Eb G Bb / Eb Bb

 

Key  Ab

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Db F Ab / Bb

Db F Ab / Eb

Bb Eb G / Eb Bb (play quickly)

C Eb Ab / Ab Eb

 

Key  Db

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Gb Bb Db / Eb

Gb Bb Db / Ab

Eb Ab C / Ab Eb (play quickly)

F Ab Db / Db Ab

 

Key  Gb

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Cb Eb Gb / Ab

Cb Eb Gb / Db

Ab Db F / Db Ab (play quickly)

Bb Db Gb / Gb Db

 

Key  B

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E G# B / C#

E G# B / F#

C# F# A# / F# C# (play quickly)

D# F# B / B F#

 

Key  E

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A C# E / F#

A C# E / B

F# B D# / B F# (play quickly)

G# B E / E B

 

Key  A

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Key D

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Key G

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