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Seventh chords on the bass guitar(Filling out the triads)


If you are reading this particular lesson now. Congratulations. ‘Now you are getting more professional everyday. Rome wasn’t built in a day. Today we are going to be talking about the seventh chords. These chords sound more complex than your usual triads.

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The most common seventh chords we have are

Major:                                                                   1   3   5      7
Minor                                                                    1   b3  5   b7
Dominant                                                              1    3    5   b7
“Half diminished” or “minor seven flat five”       1   b3   b5   b7

Now let us look at their chord shapes on the bass guitar…it is very important.

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