The G flat minor 7 chord (Gbm7) is a G flat minor chord (Gb – Bbb – Db) with the ‘flat 7’ of the G flat Major scale included (Fb).

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.

Gbm7 is essentially the same chord as F#m7. In fact, F#m7 is more commonly used, because it is included in many common keys.

Some Quick Gbm7 Chord Theory

  • The G flat minor 7 chord contains the notes Gb, Bbb, Db and Fb.
  • The Gbm7 chord is produced by playing the 1st (root), flat 3rd, 5th and flat 7th of the G flat Major scale.
  • The G 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).
  • Gbm7 is a Gbm chord, with the flat 7th (Fb) included.

10 Ways To Play The G Flat Minor 7 Chord

If you’ve come to this page just to view some chord diagrams for Gbm7, here they are.

Gb Minor 7 Chord 10 Shapes

Further Reading

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