Minor Major Seventh Guitar Chords

Movable Minor Major7 Chord Forms

These barre chord forms can be moved up and down the neck to play any minor major7 chord.

Root on 6th String

Am Maj7 Guitar Chord on 6th String

Am Maj7

Root on 5th String

Cm Maj7 Guitar Chord on 6th String

Cm Maj7

Root on 4th String

Em Maj7 Guitar Chord on 4th String

Em Maj7

Examples of movable minor major7 chords with the root note on the Low E (6th) string.

Click on a chord to view more minor major7 chord forms.

C Minor/Major 7th Chord Diagram D Minor/Major 7th Chord Diagram E Minor/Major 7th Chord Diagram F Minor/Major 7th Chord Diagram G Minor/Major 7th Chord Diagram A Minor/Major 7th Chord Diagram B Minor/Major 7th Chord Diagram

Minor Major Seventh Chords, shortened to “m Maj7”, are played by adding the major 7th note (one half step down from the root’s octave) of the major scale to a minor triad, or chord.

Minor major 7th chords are used commonly as passing chords, and don’t necessarily have a sad or happy sound.


Minor Major 7 Chord Formula
1 + 3♭ + 5 + 7

Notes of the C Major Scale

C D E F G A B C
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

C Minor Major 7 Chord = C + E♭ + G + B