Ch02 The Maj7 chord

FavoriteLoadingAdd to favorites The CMaj7 chord played in the 2 most common and practical positions 1st example: root note - 1 (C) on E string - 8 fret major seventh - 7 (B) on D string - 9 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 fret major seventh - 7 (B) on G string - 16 fret

justmybass said,

January 15, 2009 @ 5:22 pm

what do u mean by a c major triad?
Asking that question you should probably learn the basics first, go to for lessons on chords – its great site.

inlovewithlaura said,

September 30, 2008 @ 4:22 pm

where can i use maj7.? thanks..
look at answer above

EtNiels said,

September 17, 2008 @ 6:12 pm

what makes a CMaj7 to a CMaj7?
except that it is played in the root of C.

give me the recepie (opskrift) 😉

Chord is spelled root, major third, perfect fifth, major seventh
CMaj7 = a C major triad + the major seventh (half note below root) an “open lyrical sound”
opposed to
C7 = a C major triad + the “dominant” or “flatted” seventh (b7 – a whole note below the root) a “bluesy sound”


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