Bm7b5 Chord on Guitar: How To Play the B Minor Seventh Flat five chord

B m7b5 position 1 guitar chord diagram

The intervals that compose the B Minor Seventh Flat five chord are Root, Minor Third, diminished Fifth, and Minor Seventh

The B Minor Seventh Flat five chord is known as:

  • B Minor Seventh Flat Five
  • B Half-diminished Seventh
  • B Half-diminished 7
  • B Ø7
  • B M7-5
  • B Min7-5
  • Bm7b5

This chord is made up of the notes B, D, F, and A

Notes that compose the B m7b5 chord:

BDFA

Chord structure of the Minor Seventh Flat five chord:

1
b2
2
b3
3
4
b5
5
#5
6
b7
7

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B Minor Seventh Flat five Guitar Chord Shapes

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Position 1
Movable

B m7b5 position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
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B m7b5 position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
Open

B m7b5 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
BarreMovable

B m7b5 position 2 guitar chord diagram

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Use Fretboard Maps To Build Chords Along All The Fretboard

Complete Fretboard Map of B m7b5 chord tones

Pick some of the tones from the fretboard map below and play this chord in new ways.

1
b3
b7
b5
b5
b7
1
b3
b5
1
b7
b3
b7
b5
1
b3
b7
1
b5
1
b3
b7
b5
b3
1
b3
b7

These maps show you the tones in a chord all along the fretboard. They are incredibly helpful because allow you to:

  • Create new voicings on the fly, across all the neck
  • Improvise targeting the right notes
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