4-Note Chords & Inversions
by Tom Michero

Expand your harmonic vocabulary

Learning chord inversions is just about the most important thing a jazz guitarist can learn. Guitarists who master chord inversions can tap in to the awesome harmonic riches the guitar has to offer.

Chord inversions are not for everybody. Learning them takes a certain commitment that many musicians are not willing to invest. However, for those guitarists who do, their efforts are well rewarded on stage and off.

If you want to play jazz, this book will get you there. This book shows inversions for 13 of the most important chords in jazz in a clear systematic way. That's 156 shapes but with as little as 30 minutes of practice a day the information in this book will give any guitarist a solid jazz-chord foundation in a very short time.

You don't need to be able read music to use this book. The text is kept to a minimum so you can focus on what count.

You will learn:

  • 13 of the most used jazz chords
  • Chord formulas
  • Chord construction
  • Intervals
  • Chord inversions
  • Chord theory
  • Practice techniques used by pros.


  • If you want that jazz guitar sound, you will need to master chord inversions. It will take some time to complete so the earlier you start, the earlier you will start sounding like the pros.
    4-Note Chord Inversion

    This 38-page book turns chords upside down and inside out and gives guitar players an essential tool for creating harmonic variety.


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    table of contentsContents
    Purpose of InversionsPurpose of Inversions
    Chord TypesChord Types
    Common FingeringsCommon Fingerings
    Major 7th InversionsMajor 7th Inversions
    Major 7th PositionsMajor 7th Positions
    FIN Chords