Advanced Guitar Chord – Learn How To Play C Minor 7

Advanced Guitar Chord Lesson — Learn to Play Cm7

Learn how to play the C Minor 7 (Also known as Cm7) chord on guitar, with this free guitar lesson.

The Cm7 Guitar Chord is found by locating the 1,b3, 5, b7 positions (C, Eb, G and Bb) of the C Major Scale : C, D, E, F, G, A, and B.

So the notes of the C Minor chord are: C, Eb, G and Bb

Here is a key that will help you read the chart:

Guitar Chord Chart Key

Everything on the above chart should be self explanatory, except for the last three in the third column. They may need a bit of explaining. The O, or open symbol, simply means that you do not press down on any notes on that string. The X means you do not strum that particular string. The Barre symbol means you need to barre that particular fret. When you barre a fret you are pressing down on multiple strings at the same time with one finger.


C Minor 7 Guitar Chord Video Demonstration

Chord Playing Tips

Be sure that you are pressing down on the strings hard enough and play each string one at a time to make sure you have a nice clean sound. If any of the strings buzz or sound muted, then something is not right.