How to Play C9b5 Chord on Guitar | C Dominant Ninth Flat five

C 9b5 position 1 guitar chord diagram

The intervals in this chord are Root, Major Third, diminished Fifth, Minor Seventh, and Major Ninth

The C Dominant Ninth Flat five chord is known as:

  • C Dominant Ninth Flat Five
  • C 9-5
  • C 9(b5)
  • C Dom9b5
  • C9b5

The C9b5 chord is made up of the notes C, E, Gb, Bb, and D

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Notes of the C 9b5 chord:

C E Gb Bb D

Tones in the Dominant Ninth Flat five chord:

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

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Guitar Patterns for the C Dominant Ninth Flat five chord

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Position 1
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C 9b5 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
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C 9b5 position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
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C 9b5 position 3 guitar chord diagram

Complete Fretboard Map of C 9b5 chord tones

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!

3
9
3
1
b7
b5
3
b5
9
b7
1
b5
3
1
9
b7
b7
b5
9
3
1
b7
1
3
b5
9
1
9
b7
b5
3
9
3

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