Badd9 Guitar Chords Explained | B Major Ninth Added

B add9 guitar chord shapes

This chord is composed of the Root, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, and Major Ninth

This chord is also spelled in the following ways:

  • B Major Ninth Added
  • B Maj9
  • B Maj Add 9
  • Badd9

The Badd9 chord is composed of the notes B, D#, F#, and C#

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Notes of the B add9 chord:

B D# F# C#

Chord structure of the Major Ninth Added chord:

1
b2
2
b3
3
4
b5
5
#5
6
b7
7
8
b9
9
#9
11
#11
13

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How To Play The Badd9 chord on guitar

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Create your B add9 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. Some shapes will sound good, some less, let your ears decide!

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

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