minor seventh arpeggios

Minor 7th arpeggios | Guitar patterns, diagrams, fingerings & lick | Jazz guitar lesson

Want to increase your arpeggios knowledge ? this article is for you. It's about minor seventh arpeggios, how to play them on your guitar. 

What is an arpeggio ? 

We can can say that's a chord whose notes are played one by one, it is a chord played like a scale.Minor 7th guitar arpeggio pattern 2

Mastering them is the most important thing for a jazz guitar player. Playing arpeggios is an easy technique to create nice and fluid jazz melody lines. They are used by the greatest jazz player in their guitar improvisations and present in a large number of jazz tunes.

Most of them are made up of four notes : 

  • Root
  • Third (major or minor)
  • Fifth (perfect, augmented or diminished)
  • Seventh (minor, major or diminished) 

The practice routine for a jazz beginner is to play each notes of the arpeggio starting on the lowest to highest (ascending) and conversely. You will find 8 minor 7th arpeggios guitar diagrams and fingerings with a II-V lick in this lesson .


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