Songwriting The 251 turnaround (aka ii-V-I) The 251 turnaround is one of the most common chord progression in jazz and pop music. This mini course teaches you its practical applications for songwriting and improvising alike. Matthias Orgler Read more posts by this author. Matthias Orgler 17 Jan 2021 • 6 min read Subscribe to Real World Music Theory Get the latest posts delivered right to your inbox Subscribe Great! Check your inbox and click the link to confirm your subscription. Please enter a valid email address!