C7 Piano Chord

Learn the right way to play a chord of C7 on piano
C7 Piano Chord - How to play a chord of C7 on piano
A chord of C7 on piano is built by playing the notes C E G Bb

What is a C7 chord?

The C Seventh piano chord is often abbreviated to just “C7”, and is a four-note chord made up C, E, G and Bb. It is a frequently-used chord in pop, rock and jazz, and will often resolve to (or be followed by) a chord of F Major.

Chords related to C7

There are a number of other chords that share a similar harmonic family as the chord of C7 on piano, meaning all of these will always sounds good when played in the same chord sequence:

Chord name Required notes
F Major F A C
G Major G B D
A Minor A C E
D Minor D F A
E Minor E G B
Cmaj7 C E G B

List of all C chords on piano

Cmaj7Csus2C MajorC6C MinorCm7CmM7Cm6C5C9Cm9Cmaj9Csus4Cdim7Caug7

What are piano chords?

A piano chord is formed when two or more notes are played on a piano or keyboard at the same time. Click here to read our complete guide to learning how to play chords on piano now!

Written by Duncan La BarreThe Piano Expert
Last Updated: July 30th, 2022