Bmaj7 chord

B major 7th chord for guitar in different forms, including open and barre chords.

 

Bmaj7

Bmaj7 chord diagram

The diagram shows one way to play this chord in open position. Avoid playing on the 1st and 6th strings. Bmaj7 is a four-note chord consisting of B, D#, F#, A#. However, of practical reasons, the F# tone is excluded in the chord on the diagram.

Alternative shapes

Bmaj7 barre

  • Bmaj7 barre shape

Bmaj7 barre

  • Bmaj7 barre shape

Bmaj7

  • Bmaj7 shape

Bmaj7/F#

  • Bmaj7/F# chord diagram

Bmaj7 (capo 2)

  • Bmaj7 capo diagram

Theory and information

Try in a chord progression

C#m7 - F#7 - Bmaj7 (see with diagrams in pdf)

Chord name

Bmaj7 is an abbreviation for B major seventh. Bmaj7/D#, Bmaj7/F# and Bmaj7/A# are inversions of the chord.

Notes in the chord

The notes that the Bmaj7 chord consists of are B, D#, F#, A#.
To get Bmaj9 add C#.

Alternatives with capo

Amaj7 shape with a capo on 2nd fret (see picture).
Gmaj7 shape with a capo on 4th fret.
Emaj7 shape with a capo on 7th fret.

Written in tab format (main version in open position)

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- 0 -
- 3 -
- 1 -
- 2 -
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