Chords for Autumn Leaves in A minor

Form for song

Autumn Leaves is usually AAB.  This means you play the A Section 2x, then play the B Section.

Using the Pinky as a guide finger

All these chords have the 4th finger, the pinky finger on the B string, the 2nd string.  That means you can keep the pinky sliding on the 2nd string as an anchor when you change chords.

F Major 7 and F Major 7/6

You can use either chord form, just choose the whichever is easier for that part of the song. The F Major 7 is on the 8th fret and is the same chord form as the C Major 7, the F Major 7/6 is on the 1st fret.

Fmaj7

Fmaj7%2f6

E7 and E7b9

You can use either chord form, just choose the whichever is easier for that part of the song. They’re the same, just the E7b9, has an extra note on the 3rd fret of the D string.

E7-2E7b9

 

Dmin7 and Dmin9

You can use any of these three

Dmin9dmin7-2-size3 dmin7-size3

 

 

 

 

 


A Section

Dmin9

G7-6

 

 

 

 

 

Cmaj7Fmaj7Fmaj7%2f6

 

 

 

 

 

Bm7b5E7-2E7b9

 

 

 

 

 

Amin7

Amin7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


B Section

Bm7b5E7-2E7b9

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amin7

Amin7

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dmin9G7-6

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cmaj7Fmaj7Fmaj7%2f6

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bm7b5E7-2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amin7G#7#5

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gmin7F#7#5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fmaj7%2f6E7-2E7b9

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amin7Amin7