Jazz guitar arpeggios | Fretboard diagrams, licks with tabs and theory | Free jazz lesson

Major 7th guitar arpeggio pattern 1An arpeggio is a chord whose notes are played one at a time, it is a chord played like a scale. Arpeggios are quite easy to learn and mostly played in jazz and western music. It helps you to create fluid and clear lines over specific chords. Any jazz guitarist have to master this technique. Now it's time to take stock of the main arpeggios guitar positions and make the difference between them.

Here are the five main arpeggios with guitar fretboard diagrams and fingerings.

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Major seventh arpeggios

Major seventh arpeggios are made up of four notes :

  • Root
  • Major third (3)
  • Perfect fifth (5)
  • Major seventh (7)

It is used to play over major 7th chords.

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Major 7th guitar arpeggio pattern 1

Major 7th guitar arpeggio pattern 2

Major 7th guitar arpeggio pattern 3

Minor seventh arpeggios

Minor seventh arpeggio are made up of four notes :

  • Root
  • Minor third (b3)
  • Perfect fifth (5)
  • Minor seventh (b7)

It is used to play over minor 7th chords.

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Minor 7th guitar arpeggio pattern 1

Minor 7th guitar arpeggio pattern 2

Minor 7th guitar arpeggio pattern 4

Dominant 7th arpeggios

Dominant seventh arpeggios are made up of four notes :

  • Root
  • Major third (3)
  • Perfect fifth (5)
  • Minor seventh (b7)

It is used to play over dominant 7th chords.

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Dominant 7th guitar arpeggio pattern 1

Dominant 7th guitar arpeggio pattern 2

Dominant 7th guitar arpeggio pattern 3

Half diminished arpeggios - m7b5

Half diminished arpeggios are made up of four notes :

  • Root
  • Minor third (b3)
  • Diminished fifth (b5)
  • Minor seventh (b7)

It is used to play over m7b5 chords.

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Half diminished guitar arpeggio pattern 1

Half diminished guitar arpeggio pattern 2

Half diminished guitar arpeggio pattern 3

Diminished seventh arpeggios

Diminished seventh arpeggios are made up of four notes :

  • Root
  • Minor third (b3)
  • Diminished fifth (b5)
  • Diminished seventh (bb7)

It is used to play over diminished 7th chords.

Full course here

Diminished 7th guitar arpeggio pattern 1

Diminished 7th guitar arpeggio pattern 2 fingering 1

Diminished 7th guitar arpeggio pattern 3

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