Chord Flow Basics

Chord Flow is a way to understand the relationships between chords for songwriters and guitarists. It’s also a window into music theory without the numbers and jargon. Here are the Basics.

Chord Flow doesn’t require you to understand musical keys to play around with it, but it can also help you better understand the relationships of chords in keys. Here’s how Chord Flow organizes keys.

Chord Flow can also help you understand the relationships between related major and minor chords, allowing you to substitute chords for each other. Here’s how Chord Flow helps you ACE chord substitution.


Timmy offers one-on-one songwriting and guitar lessons in Chord Flow. If you’d like to work with Timmy, send a quick message using the form below; a message as simple as “I’d like to know more” gets the ball rolling and brings you closer to becoming a better player, writer, or both!