Ch04 The (dominant) 7 chord

FavoriteLoadingAdd to favorites The C7 (dominant7) chord played in the 2 most common and practical positions 1st example: root note - 1 (C) on E string - 8 fret seventh - b7 (Bb) on D string - 8 fret major third - 3 (E) on G string - 9 fret 2nd example: root note - 1 (C) on Astring - 15 fret major third - 3 (E) on D string - 14 fre seventh - b7 (Bb) on G string - 15 fret t

n0dl said,

April 6, 2009 @ 7:25 pm

I am a little confused about exactly what notes make up a dominant 7 chord. I’ve read elsewhere that a dominant 7 chord consists of a major triad and a minor 7th of a given scale. Is both right? Can your recommend any books on chord construction?
Yes thats right, im just not playing the fifth in this example (a 4 note chord is too muddy sounding on a 4 string bass)
Books? Naa, just go to, its not that complicated and he covers the subject well


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