Minor 7th Flat 5th E String Root

In this lesson we will introduce the Minor 7th Flat 5th:

  • Root or 1st
  • Minor 3rd
  • Flat 5th
  • Minor 7th

    We'll learn how to to play or voice a minor 7th flat 5th chord rooted on the E string. This is also more traditional known as a half-diminished chord. Next we'll learn a typical jazz chord progression using the chord as a ii chord in a minor key progression.

    Bmin7b5 (ii) / E7 (V) / Amin7 (i) / Amin7 (i)

    We'll learn to voice the chord in a couple of different ways for variety. Finally in the next lesson we'll play the progression along with a backing track.

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