Add those 7ths. Remember the formulas:

  • Maj7 = 1 3 5 7
  • min7 = 1 b3 5 b7
  • dom7 = 1 3 5 b7
  • min7b5 = 1 b3 b5 b7

7th Chord Arpeggio Study 1 – Required Concepts

Minor Pentatonic Shapes:

  • 6-1
  • 4-1
  • 6-4

Arpeggios:

  • Maj7 CagEd
  • Dom7 CagED

7th Chord Arpeggio Study 2 – Required Concepts

Major Pentatonic Shapes:

  • Sliding
  • 6-4
  • 6-2
  • 5-2

Minor Pentatonic Shapes:

  • 6-4
  • 5-3

Arpeggios:

  • Maj7 CagEd
  • Min7 Caged
  • Diminished7 (substitution for dom7)

Chord voicings:

  • Maj7 on top four strings
  • Maj7 on top three strings
  • Dom7 on top four strings
  • Dom7 on top three strings
  • Major triads on top three strings
  • Minor triads on top three strings

 

Cmaj7 - E7 - Fmaj7 - Fm7 (Creep, different key)