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|A Major 7 chord intervals and notes|
|Intervals||1 - 3 - 5 - 7|
|Notes in A maj7||A - C# (Db) - E - G# (Ab)|
The maj7 is a major chord, not to be confused with the m7, which is a minor chord. The major refers to the 7th as such and not to the basic chord, which is 11 half steps up from the root. You can also think about the maj7 as to think of a major 7th as an octave minus a half step (1 semitone).
Here are 6 voicings of the Amaj7 guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.
You can practice changing between chords in your head when you are at the office, on the train, or wherever. This may sound silly, but it really helps remember those chords.
If you hear a string buzzing, stop and check your fingers.