How To Play The F#min7b5 Ukulele Chord

To play the F#min7b5 chord, perform a barre by pressing your index finger on the top g-string and E-string on the 2nd fret, ring finger on the 4th fret of the C-string, and middle finger on the 3rd fret of the bottom A-string.

F#min7b5 Ukulele Chord Explanation

The F#min7(b5) or Gbmin7(b5) chord is a minor-seventh-flat-five chord, also known as a half-diminished-seventh chord, and contains the notes F#-A-C-E.

To build an F#min7(b5), take the minor seventh chord formula (1-b3-5-b7) and apply it to the F# major scale (F#, G#, A#, B, C#, D#, E#). Flat the fifth scale degree to make the minor-seventh-flat-five formula 1-b3-b5-b7.

Identify the first, flat third, flat fifth, and flat seventh scale degrees in the F# major scale which are F#-A-C-E to form the F#min7(b5) chord.

Having a tough time smoothly changing chords? Get the free book.

Get the secrets to making smooth chord changes on ukulele without hesitating or pausing with the free book Make Smooth, Seamless Chord Changes In 5 Minutes Or Less. You learn:

  • The 3 ways to think smarter about chord changes
  • A full breakdown of the Hover Technique using popular ukulele chords as examples
  • 5 useful practice chord progression exercises
  • 24 Most-Essential Ukulele Chords One-Page Printout

Enter your details and I'll send you the free book: