The D flat minor 7 chord (Dbm7) is a D flat minor chord (Db – Fb – Ab) with the ‘flat 7’ of the Db Major scale included (Cb).

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.

The Dbm7 chord is essentially the same chord as C#m7.

Some Quick Dbm7 Chord Theory

  • The D flat minor 7 chord contains the notes Db, Fb, Ab and Cb.
  • The Dbm7 chord is produced by playing the 1st (root), flat 3rd, 5th and flat 7th of the D flat Major scale.
  • The D flat 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).
  • Dbm7 is a Dbm chord, with the flat 7th (Cb) included.

10 Ways To Play The D Flat Minor 7 Chord

If you’ve come to this page just to view some chord diagrams for Dbm7, here they are.

Db Minor 7 Chord 10 Shapes

Further Reading

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