How To Play An Amin7 Chord On Guitar

Learn how to play A Minor 7 chord properly on the guitar in this easy lesson. A Minor 7 Chord is also referred as Amin7 or Am7.

Amin7 or Am7 Chord Diagram

Amin7 or A minor 7 chord Chart

How To Play Amin7 Chord On Guitar

Amin7 is a 5 strings chord. To play Amin7 chord:

  1. Place your Index Finger on First FretSecond String.
  2. Place your Middle Finger on Second Fret, Fourth String.
  3. First, Third and Fifth Strings are played open.
  4. Sixth String is not played.

Notes In Amin7 Chord

Notes played in Am7 Chord are A-C#-E-G.

Root Note A is played on the 5th string of the guitar.

C# note is played on the 2nd string and is the Major Third Interval of the A major scale.

E note is played on 4th string of the guitar and is the Perfect Fifth Interval of the A Major Scale.

G note is played on 3rd string of the guitar and is the 7 Interval of the A Major Scale.

Notes in Amin7 chord

Amin7 Chord Formula

Minor 7 chords formulae is 1-b3-5-b7.

To make a Minor 7 chords, start out with the Root, Minor Third Interval, Perfect Fifth Interval of a Major Scale. To this triad, also the Minor 7th Interval of the Major Scale.

Accordingly, notes played in Amin7 or Am7 Chord are A-C-E-G.

To learn about Intervals and Music Theory, checkout this lesson.


A Minor 7 Chord Formula or Spellings


Amin7 Chord On A Piano

A minor 7 Chord On A Piano

Amin7 Chord On Stave

A minor 7 Chord On Stave

Amin7 Chord Guitar Tabs

Am7 Chord Tabs