Chords Construction 02: 7ths Advanced

Connor Kaminski

Tuesday 5th Dec, 2023

Let’s take a deep dive into 7th chords, and understand what a the 7th is, and how we can best use all the variations of 7th chords in our writing! Let’s introduce a nice picking hybrid technique as well.

Tuesday 5th Dec, 2023

Exercise 01

As you know, the same note can be played in multiple positions on the guitar, the same can be said ...

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Tuesday 5th Dec, 2023

Exercise 02

If we take the major 7th chord formula, and simply flatten both the 3rd and the 7th notes, we get a ...

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Tuesday 5th Dec, 2023

Exercise 03

Now, what happens if we “blend” the minor and major chords together? How about… let's keep ...

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Tuesday 5th Dec, 2023

Exercise 04

An amazingly useful and great sounding chord. The min7b5 is simply a minor 7 chord, but you take ...

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Tuesday 5th Dec, 2023

Exercise 05

Take the minor7b5 chord we just learned… and flatten the 7th once again. You get a really macabre ...

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Tuesday 5th Dec, 2023

Playthrough

In the full playthrough, we explore 5th and 4th string root 7th chords. In the advanced ...

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