Amaj9 Guitar Chord | How To Create and Play the A Major Ninth chord

A maj9 position 1 guitar chord diagram

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

The A Major Ninth chord is spelled in the following ways:

  • A Major Ninth
  • A Maj9
  • A Major 9
  • Amaj9

The A Major Ninth chord is composed of the notes A, C#, E, G#, and B

Notes of the A maj9 chord:

A C# E G# B

How to create the Major Ninth 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 Amaj9 chord

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Position 1
Open

A maj9 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
Open

A maj9 position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
Barre Open

A maj9 position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
Barre Movable

A maj9 position 2 guitar chord diagram

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Complete Fretboard Map of A maj9 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.

5
9
1
5
7
3
1
5
9
7
9
3
7
1
5
1
3
7
9
1
5
9
3
7
5
9
3
1
3
7
5
9
1
5

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