Jazz tunes ending on weird chords?
September 13, 2007 9:12 AM Subscribe
Music theoriticians! Why do a lot of bebop tunes end on an incongruous chord?
posted by toastchee to Media & Arts (8 answers total) 5 users marked this as a favorite
I've noticed quite a few bebop jazz tunes are clipping merrily along in a key, tempo, etc, but end on a jarring chord that is completely incongruous to the rest of the tune. Why is that?