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

Learn how to read chord diagrams here

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

Want to master chords theory? Learn more with our chords construction tutorial

Guitar Patterns for the Amaj9 chord

download this tutorial in pdfDownload the Free Guitar Chords Chart Pdf

Position 1
Open

A maj9 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
Barrè Movable

A maj9 position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
Open

A maj9 position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
Barrè Open

A maj9 position 4 guitar chord diagram

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

You Might Also Find Useful:

How to play barre chords easily?

This lesson shows you how to play a bar chord on guitar: if you have trouble with bar chords, the tips listed here will help you..

Audacity | Free Guitar Recording Software

This article shows you one of the best free audio recording software: Audacity. If you want to record your guitar at home, this software is what you need. It's the Photoshop for musicians, powerful and fun, easy to use..

10 Alternate Picking Exercises

Here are 10 cool alternate picking exercises that will keep you busy for weeks. By practicing this exercise you'll improve your picking accuracy and speed, addressing crucial difficulties such as inside the string picking and crossing strings. Also, here you find some useful tips for an effective alternate picking technique by masters like John Petrucci and Guthrie Govan.

Who invented tapping on guitar? Maybe a doctor from Italy

Van Halen did NOT invent tapping on guitar. Here's an articles and a video on an italian amateur guitar players that in the sixties was used to tap his guitar with the right hand...

Is this helpful?
Share with your fellow guitar players! If you want to stay updated (and get the free printable resources) subscribe here!

Questions or comments? Drop a line below!