How to Play A6/9 Chord on Guitar | A Major Sixth Nine Added

A 6/9 position 1 guitar chord diagram

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

Name variations for the A6/9 chord:

  • A Major Sixth Nine Added
  • A 6 Add 9
  • A6/9

The notes in this chord are A, C#, E, F#, and B

Notes of the A 6/9 chord:

AC#EF#B

Tones of the Major Sixth Nine Added chord:

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

Visually impaired people might find useful the A 6/9 accessible text-based description for this chord.

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A Major Sixth Nine Added Guitar Chord Voicings

Position 1
Open

A 6/9 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
Open

A 6/9 position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
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A 6/9 position 2 guitar chord diagram

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How to construct the A 6/9 chord on guitar

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!

5
9
1
5
6
3
1
5
9
6
9
6
3
1
5
1
3
9
6
1
5
9
3
5
9
6
3
1
6
3
5
9
1
5

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