What is a Diminished Major 7? | Diminished Voicings and Harmony In Context

Updated: May 3

A Diminished Major 7 Chord utilizes a diminished triad with a Major 7th instead of a double flat 7 (bb7). It is written as º(maj7), or dim(maj7).


For example, Cº(maj7) would be written from bottom to top: C Eb Gb B


In this video lesson, we talk about understanding diminished harmony and using diminished chords in context.


We dive into alternative diminished voicings, as well as the illusive Diminished Major voicing and how to use it.


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