BbMaj7th Guitar Chord Lesson

Learn how to play the BbMaj7th  Guitar Chord (also known as A#Maj7, BbMaj7,B Flat Major 7) with this free guitar lesson.  In this post you will learn a little theory behind this chord as well as several different ways to play it by referencing the chord charts below.

You can easily figure out the notes of the BbMaj7th Guitar Chord by locating the 1, 3, 5 and 7 positions of the Bb Major Scale: Bb C, D, Eb, F, G, and A, or the notes Bb, D, F and A

The notes of this chord are simple to figure out, but unfortunately, its not as easy to play on the guitar if you are a beginner.  The versions that I will be showing you in this advanced guitar chord lesson require barre chord experience as well as the ability to mute certain strings.  There are four BbMaj7 chord charts below for your convenience as well as a video demonstration. This is a beautiful sounding chord .

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

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.

B Flat Major 7 Guitar Chord Video Demonstration


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