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The BMaj7 guitar chord

Images and a video of the most common fingering variations from 2nd to 9th fret, plus BMaj7 as tabs, alternative names and some easy reference songs.

BMaj7 guitar chord and fingering
BMaj7 on 2 fret

Another BMaj7 variation

BMaj7 on 6 fret

BMaj7 played on four strings

BMaj7 on 7 fret

Play BMaj7 from 7. fret

BMaj7 on 9 fret

This voicing for BMaj7 is played in 9th position

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How to play BMaj7 guitar chord

BMaj7 guitar chord and fingering

  • BMaj7 played from the 2nd fret where you put your finger on strings 2 to 6.
  • Second finger goes on the 4th string, 3rd fret.
  • Third finger on the 3rd string, 4th fret.
  • Fourth finger on the 5th string, 4th fret.
  • Do not play the first string on this B major 7 variant.

Video: Bmaj7 guitar chord lesson

The below video and diagrams show you how to easy play the B major 7 chord in various positions on your electric or acoustic guitar with suggested finger positions.

Use images and video to learn to play the guitar chord. As for the music theory, a major seventh chord is a seventh chord where the "third" note is a major third above the root, and the "seventh" note is a major seventh above the root, or a fifth above the third note, but you don't need to remember that to play it.

BMaj7 as guitar tabs

 
 e|-------x--------2--------11-------6-----------| 
 B|-------7--------4--------11-------7-----------| 
 G|-------8--------3--------11-------8-----------| 
 D|-------8--------4--------9--------9-----------| 
 A|-------x--------2--------x--------x-----------| 
 E|-------7--------x--------x--------x-----------| 
 

Alternative names

B Major 7, Bmaj7, Bma7, Bm7

Songs with the BMaj7 guitar chord

Guitar chord charts

A guitar chords

Triads, tree-notes chords
Tetrads, four-notes chords
Extended chords
Altered chords

B guitar chords

Triads, tree-notes chords
Tetrads, four-notes chords
Extended chords
Altered chords

C guitar chords

Triads, tree-notes chords
Tetrads, four-notes chords
Extended chords
Altered chords

D guitar chords

Triads, tree-notes chords
Tetrads, four-notes chords
Extended chords
Altered chords

E guitar chords

Triads, tree-notes chords
Tetrads, four-notes chords
Extended chords
Altered chords

F guitar chords

Triads, tree-notes chords
Tetrads, four-notes chords
Extended chords
Altered chords

G guitar chords

Triads, tree-notes chords
Tetrads, four-notes chords
Extended chords
Altered chords