A9b5 Guitar Chord Chart and Fingering

A 9b5 position 1 guitar chord diagram

The A9b5 chord is composed of the Root, Major Third, diminished Fifth, Minor Seventh, and Major Ninth

This chord is also known as:

  • A Dominant Ninth Flat Five
  • A 9-5
  • A 9(b5)
  • A Dom9b5
  • A9b5

The notes in the A Dominant Ninth Flat five chord are A, C#, Eb, G, and B

A 9b5 chord Notes:

AC#EbGB

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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A Dominant Ninth Flat five Guitar Chord Voicings

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Position 1
Open

A 9b5 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
BarreOpen

A 9b5 position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
BarreMovable

A 9b5 position 2 guitar chord diagram

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How to construct the A 9b5 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!

9
b7
1
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

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