How to Play a Gmaj7(#5) Chord on Guitar – Easy G Major Seventh Sharp Fifth Guitar Chord

G maj7(#5) guitar chord shapes

The intervals in the G Major Seventh Sharp Fifth chord are Root, Major Third, Augmented Fifth, and Major Seventh

You may find this chord denoted as:

  • G Major Seventh Sharp Fifth
  • G Maj7+5
  • G Maj7#5
  • Gmaj7(#5)

The Gmaj7(#5) chord is made up of the notes G, B, D#, and F#

Notes of the G maj7(#5) chord:

GBD#F#

Tones in the Major Seventh Sharp Fifth chord:

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

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Guitar Patterns for the Gmaj7(#5) chord

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Use Fretboard Maps To Build Chords Along All The Fretboard

G maj7(#5) guitar chord: fretboard map of the intervals

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.

3
1
#5
7
3
7
1
1
#5
3
7
1
#5
3
7
3
1
#5
3
7
1
#5
7
#5
3
1

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

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