Ab Dominant Seventh Flat Nine Added Guitar Chord (Ab7(b9)) | Easy Ways to Play It

Ab 7(b9) position 1 guitar chord diagram

The intervals in this chord are Root, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, Minor Seventh, and Minor Ninth

This chord is also known as:

  • Ab Dominant Seventh Flat Nine Added
  • Ab 7b9
  • Ab 7-9
  • Ab Dom7b9
  • Ab7(b9)

The Ab Dominant Seventh Flat Nine Added chord is composed of the notes Ab, C, Eb, Gb, and Bbb

Notes in the Ab 7(b9) chord:

AbCEbGbBbb

Formula of the Dominant Seventh Flat Nine Added chord:

1
b2
2
b3
3
4
b5
5
#5
6
b7
7
8
b9
9
#9
11
#11
13

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Ab Dominant Seventh Flat Nine Added Guitar Chord Shapes

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Position 1
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Ab 7(b9) position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
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Ab 7(b9) position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
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Ab 7(b9) position 2 guitar chord diagram

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Fretboard map of Ab 7(b9) chord tones

You can create any fingering you like on any part of the fretboard, just play some of the chord tones shown in the map below. Some shapes will sound good, some less, let your ears decide!

b9
3
1
5
b7
b9
b7
3
1
5
b7
1
b9
3
b9
1
5
b7
b9
3
5
3
1
b7
b9
3
5
b7
1
5
b9

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