Guitar Lesson

G Extended Tones

Difficulty: intermediate

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Let's take a look at the chord tones of some G extended chord shapes. All these chords will have the same root of G, for comparison purposes.

Gmaj7

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Gmaj7 is built with G B D F#, the 1st, 3rd, 5th, and 7th notes of the G major scale.

G7

R5b735RR5b735R

G7 is built with G B D F, the 1st, 3rd, 5th, and b7th notes of the G major scale.

Gmin7

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Gmin7 is built with G Bb D F, the 1st, b3rd, 5th, and b7th notes of the G major scale.

Gmin7b5

Rb7b3b5Rb7b3b5

Gmin7b5 (G half-diminished 7th) is built with G Bb Db F, the 1st, b3rd, b5th, and b7th notes of the G major scale.

G7sus

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G7sus is built with G B C D F, the 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and b7th notes of the G major scale.

Gdim7

Rbb7b3b5Rbb7b3b5

Gdim7 is built with G Bb Db E, the 1st, b3rd, b5th, and bb7th notes of the G major scale.