Easy Ways To Play The B9 Guitar Chord

B 9 position 1 guitar chord diagram

The intervals in the B9 chord are Root, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, Minor Seventh, and Major Ninth

Some chord charts name this chord as:

  • B Dominant Ninth
  • B Dom9
  • B9

The B9 chord is made up of the notes B, D#, F#, A, and C#

Notes that compose the B 9 chord:

BD#F#AC#

How to create 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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B Dominant Ninth Guitar Chord Diagrams

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Position 1
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B 9 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
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B 9 position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
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B 9 position 3 guitar chord diagram

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B 9 guitar chord: fretboard map of the intervals

Pick some of the tones from the fretboard map below and play this chord in new ways.

1
b7
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