G Major Seventh Guitar Chord (Gmaj7) Video Tabs


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Chord Description

G maj7 position 1 guitar chord diagram

The Gmaj7 chord is composed of the Root, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, and Major Seventh. It's a basic major triad with a Major Seventh added.

Some books show this chord as:

  • G Major Seventh
  • G Major 7
  • Gmaj7

The notes in the Gmaj7 chord are G, B, D, and F#. The video above shows you some ways to play the G maj7 chord on a guitar, sorted from the easiest to the hardest fingerings.

G maj7 chord Notes:

G B D F#

How to create the Major Seventh chord:

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b2
2
b3
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b5
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#5
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b7
7

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Fingerings for the Gmaj7 guitar chord

Chord boxes are sorted from the easiest to the hardest. Learn how to read chord diagrams.

If you have difficulties with bar chord shapes, check the Bar Chords Tips tutorial.

Visually impaired people might find useful this G maj7 accessible text-based chord description.

Position 1
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G maj7 position 13 guitar chord diagram

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G maj7 position 7 guitar chord diagram

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G maj7 position 8 guitar chord diagram

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G maj7 position 1 guitar chord diagram

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G maj7 position 6 guitar chord diagram

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G maj7 position 9 guitar chord diagram

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G maj7 position 12 guitar chord diagram

Position 10
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G maj7 position 14 guitar chord diagram

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G maj7 position 17 guitar chord diagram

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G maj7 position 15 guitar chord diagram

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G maj7 position 21 guitar chord diagram

Position 14
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G maj7 position 16 guitar chord diagram

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G maj7 position 19 guitar chord diagram

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G maj7 position 11 guitar chord diagram

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G maj7 position 18 guitar chord diagram

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G maj7 position 20 guitar chord diagram

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G maj7 position 2 guitar chord diagram

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G maj7 position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 21
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G maj7 position 10 guitar chord diagram

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How to construct the G maj7 chord on guitar

This fretboard map shows you the tones in the chord all along the neck. You can play this chord by choosing some of the chord tones.

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