The Minor Major 7 Arpeggio contains the following:
1 – b3 – 5 – 7
This arpeggio (and chord) is noticeable in sound because of the fact that it contains a flat 3rd (making it a minor chord/arpeggio) but also contains a natural 7 (as opposed to a flat 7).
This gives the arpeggio a slightly more dissonant sound which can be used to create tension and interest.
As with all scales and arpeggios, we want to learn 5 movable shapes up and down the fretboard for the minor major 7 arpeggio. Let’s look at the 5 shapes, using C minor major 7 as the example arpeggio: