Announcement: Releases “How to Play Major 7th Chords - Blues Guitar Lesson”

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In this blues guitar lesson sample video, now available on, Jacques Darville teaches a how to play major seventh chords.

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A major seventh chord is a chord consisting of a triad plus a note forming an interval of a seventh above the chord's root, a major triad together with a seventh.

In this easy beginner blues guitar lesson, Jacques demonstrates how to play a Major Seventh Chord in the key of A as follows; 5th fret of the 6th string with first finger and allow your finger to mute the 5th string, 6th fret of the 4th string with 3rd finger, 6th fret of the 3rd string with 4th finger, 5th fret of the 2nd string with 2nd finger and allow your finger to mute the first string. “This is one of many possible voicing’s of the Major Seventh Chord,” says Darville, “it’s almost kind of like a jazzy type of chord”. Jacques says that you should learn this chord all over the neck in different shapes and forms. Darville continues this easy guitar lesson by performing various voicing’s in different keys and by demonstrating some major sounding licks to accent the sound of the Major Seventh Chord voicing including; 12th fret of the 5th string with first finger, 14th fret of the 4th string with 3rd finger, 13th fret of the 3rd string with 2nd finger and 14th fret of the 2nd string with 4th finger. Guitar TAB’s are available for this easy beginner guitar lesson at

Jacques Darville
Jacques Darville is Danish born American who specializes in both acoustic and electric blues. Jacques has taught guitar and music for over 16 years. He is a graduate of Oakland University in Detroit Michigan where he earned his B.A. in music/performing arts. Jacques currently resides in Copenhagen Denmark where he teaches guitar to students of all ages, and actively plays with his band, Darville Duo. In addition to having a great deal of recording experience, Jacques has also toured in the USA, Denmark, Holland, Austria and the Philippines, both as a solo artist and with different bands.

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