C Major Ninth Added Guitar Chord (Cadd9) | Easy Ways to Play It

C add9 position 1 guitar chord diagram

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

The Cadd9 chord is known as:

  • C Major Ninth Added
  • C Maj9
  • C Maj Add 9
  • Cadd9

The notes of the Cadd9 chord are C, E, G, and D

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Notes that compose the C add9 chord:

C E G D

Chord Formula:

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

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Cadd9 Guitar Chord Diagrams

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Position 1
Open

C add9 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
Open

C add9 position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
Movable

C add9 position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
Open

C add9 position 7 guitar chord diagram

Position 5
Open

C add9 position 8 guitar chord diagram

Complete Fretboard Map of C add9 chord tones

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

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

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