The A sharp minor 7 chord (A#m7) is an A sharp minor chord (A# – C# – E#) with the ‘flat 7’ of the A sharp Major scale included (G#).

The minor 7 chord in general is a very common and popular chord. Along with the Major 7 and Dominant 7 chords, the minor 7 chord is one of the most common 7th chords in all of music.

A#m7 is essentially the same chord as Bbm7 chord. However, Bbm7 gets used a lot more often than A#m7.

Some Quick A#m7 Chord Theory

  • The A sharp minor 7 chord contains the notes A#, C#, E# and G#.
  • The A#m7 chord is produced by playing the 1st (root), flat 3rd, 5th and flat 7th of the A sharp Major scale.
  • The A sharp minor 7 chord (just like all minor 7 chords) contains the following intervals (from the root note): minor 3rd, Major 3rd, minor 3rd, Major 2nd (back to the root note).
  • A#m7 is an A#m chord, with the flat 7th (G#) included.

10 Ways To Play The A Sharp Minor 7 Chord

If you’ve come to this page just to view some chord diagrams for A#m7, here they are.

A# Minor 7 Chord 10 Shapes

Further Reading

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