How to Play a C13(b9) Chord on Guitar – Easy C Dominant Thirteen Flat Nine Guitar Chord

C 13(b9) position 3 guitar chord diagram

The intervals in this chord are Root, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, Minor Seventh, Minor Ninth, Major Eleventh, and Major Thirteen

The C Dominant Thirteen Flat Nine chord is spelled in the following ways:

  • C Dominant Thirteen Flat Nine
  • C 13-9
  • C 13b9
  • C13(b9)

The notes in this chord are C, E, G, Bb, Db, F, and A

Notes in the C 13(b9) chord:

CEGBbDbFA

How the Dominant Thirteen Flat Nine chord is built:

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 C Dominant Thirteen Flat Nine chord on guitar

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C 13(b9) position 3 guitar chord diagram

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C 13(b9) guitar chord: fretboard map of the intervals

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
13
3
11
1
b7
11
b9
13
3
5
b7
11
1
5
b9
13
3
1
5
13
b7
11
b9
b7
13
3
1
5
b7
11
1
b9
3
b9
13
11
1
5
b7
b9
3
5
13
3

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