The G7 chord is composed of the Root, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, and Minor Seventh
You may find this chord denoted as:
- G Dominant Seventh
- G Dom
The notes of this chord are G, B, D, and F.
The b7 typical of dominant chords creates a tension that sounds great if resolved on the tonic.
Notes in the G 7 chord:
How the Dominant Seventh chord is built:
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You can create any fingering you like on any part of the fretboard, just play some of the chord tones shown in the map below. Some shapes will sound good, some less, let your ears decide!
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
- Unlock the fretboard and expand the CAGED system.
In the new ebook, Chords Domination, you'll find the fretboard tones maps for 44 different qualities of chords. Check it out: