Guitar Chord Dictionary: Ab Dominant Ninth Flat five Chords

Ab 9b5 position 1 guitar chord diagram

This chord is made up of the Root, Major Third, diminished Fifth, Minor Seventh, and Major Ninth

This chord is also known as:

  • Ab Dominant Ninth Flat Five
  • Ab 9-5
  • Ab 9(b5)
  • Ab Dom9b5
  • Ab9b5

The notes in the Ab9b5 chord are Ab, C, Ebb, Gb, and Bb

Notes in the Ab 9b5 chord:

Ab C Ebb Gb Bb

Tones in the Dominant Ninth Flat five chord:

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

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Guitar Patterns for the Ab Dominant Ninth Flat five chord

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Position 1
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Position 2
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Position 3
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Ab 9b5 position 3 guitar chord diagram

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Create your Ab 9b5 chord shapes

This fretboard map shows you the tones in the chord all along the neck. You can play this chord by choosing some of the chord tones.

b5
3
1
9
b7
b7
b5
9
3
1
b7
1
3
b5
9
1
9
b7
b5
3
9
3
1
b7
b5
3
b5
9
b7
1
b5

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