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