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
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:
How to create the Major Seventh chord:
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Play This Chord With Other Roots
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.