The free sad piano loops, samples and sounds listed here have been kindly uploaded by other users. Read the loops section of the help area and our terms and conditions for more information on how you can use the loops. The sentimental chord progression for piano with more extensions, alterations, and colors added to the chords creating a jazz-influenced sound As you can see, the chord progression is very similar but we’re presenting things a bit differently and adding more color to the chords. There are 5 main types of seventh chord that you need to learn – major, minor, dominant, half diminished and diminished. Jazz, like every music genre, has its overused clichés and standard repertoire. The blues is wistful and has an element of pain, but it isn’t exactly sad the way that Kalinnikov and Willie Nelson are. Sometimes a song becomes so well known and widely played that it becomes a Jazz Standard. Still, the emotional impact of the blues cliche is very different. Since we're talking "dark" harmonies let's assume a minor key. Common Jazz Chord Progressions. They are beautiful sounding chords that can be associate with sadness and grief. And these Jazz Standards often become or are built from commonly used chord progressions. Chord Progression N.2 We Did What we Could kind of Emotional Amadd9 – Fmaj7(#11)/A – Am7add9 – G. Every time you need to make a chord progression sad, you can always rely on minor add 9 chords. The Cdim7 chord has three notes in common with D7 (F-sharp, A, and C). 7th Chords Tutorial For Jazz Piano. The Dm7b5 chord similarly has three notes in common with Fm (F, A-flat and C). A seventh chord is a triad which has been extended to include the 7th. Seventh chords create a much fuller sound than triads and are used in jazz music to create richer harmonic progressions. If you use any of these sad piano loops please leave your comments.