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B 9b5 Description

The B9b5 chord is composed of the Root, Major Third, diminished Fifth, Minor Seventh, and Major Ninth

The B9b5 chord is known as:

  • B Dominant Ninth Flat Five
  • B 9-5
  • B 9(b5)
  • B Dom9b5
  • B9b5

The B Dominant Ninth Flat five chord is composed of the notes B, D#, F, A, and C#

Learn 3 positions for this chord

Position 1

Fingers Positions

  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 1 of the low E, D and high E strings at the same time
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 2 of the A string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 2 of the G string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 2 of the B string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

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Position 2

Fingers Positions

  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 6 of the A, G and B strings at the same time
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 7 of the low E string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 7 of the D string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 7 of the high E string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

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Position 3

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the A string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 9 of the D and high E strings at the same time
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 10 of the G string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 10 of the B string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

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