Guitar Lesson

7 chords

Difficulty: intermediate

If you want to learn how to construct different types of 7 chords, or if you are learning and need some great notes on the subject, check out this lesson from Paul Davids.

Paul goes through a few different series of chord shapes to show how to think about the differences between 7 chords, first with C and then with D. Diagrams shown below:

C Maj7

23

C7

1234

C min7

12311

Cm(Maj7)

12341

Cm7b5

1234

D Maj7

111

D7

123

D min7

121

Dm(Maj7)

123

Dm7b5

111