7th Chords For Dummies

In this lesson, I give you a simple explanation of 7th chords. I break it right down and explain exactly what they are and how to play them.

There are five main types of 7th chords and they are all covered in this lesson: Major, Minor, Dominant, Half-Diminished & Diminished.

7th Chords are used extensively in genres such as blues, jazz & funk so it's a good idea to get comfortable with them and practice all the different types.


Lesson Summary:

  • Overview of what 7th chords are and the five main types that exist
  • Break down of how to construct each one
  • Learn the most commonly used notations used for each chord
  • Finish with some practice tips to get you going!

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