Bb Dominant Ninth Guitar Chord (Bb9) | Easy Ways to Play It

Bb 9 position 1 guitar chord diagram

The intervals that compose the Bb Dominant Ninth chord are Root, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, Minor Seventh, and Major Ninth

Some books show this chord as:

  • Bb Dominant Ninth
  • Bb Dom9
  • Bb9

The Bb9 chord is composed of the notes Bb, D, F, Ab, and C

Notes that compose the Bb 9 chord:

Bb D F Ab C

Chord formula for the Dominant 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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Fingerings for the Bb Dominant Ninth guitar chord

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Visually impaired people might find useful this Bb 9 accessible text-based chord description.

Position 1
Movable

Bb 9 position 13 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
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Bb 9 position 14 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
Open

Bb 9 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
Movable

Bb 9 position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 5
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Bb 9 position 10 guitar chord diagram

Position 6
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Bb 9 position 11 guitar chord diagram

Position 7
Barre Open

Bb 9 position 15 guitar chord diagram

Position 8
Barre Movable

Bb 9 position 7 guitar chord diagram

Position 9
Barre Movable

Bb 9 position 8 guitar chord diagram

Position 10
Barre Movable

Bb 9 position 12 guitar chord diagram

Position 11
Barre Open

Bb 9 position 16 guitar chord diagram

Position 12
Barre Movable

Bb 9 position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 13
Barre Movable

Bb 9 position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 14
Barre Movable

Bb 9 position 9 guitar chord diagram

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Create your Bb 9 chord shapes

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.

3
5
9
b7
1
5
3
1
5
9
b7
b7
9
3
1
5
b7
1
3
9
1
5
9
b7
3
5
9
3
1
b7
3

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