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Lesson 11: Seventh Chords

Seventh chords can greatly improve the variety of your rhythm playing and are essential for the aspiring jazz or blues guitarist. Take a look at this lesson to learn how they sound, how to play them and how they can be derived.

Learn about what chords are, how they are constructed and some common open chord shapes.

What if one chord shape could be used to play twelve different chords? That'd be a good idea, wouldn't it...

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