Cmaj9 Guitar Chord | Fretboard Charts and Video Tabs


Chord Description

C maj9 position 1 guitar chord diagram

The intervals that compose the C Major Ninth chord are Root, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, Major Seventh, and Major Ninth

Some books show this chord as:

  • C Major Ninth
  • C Maj9
  • C Major 9
  • Cmaj9

This chord is made up of the notes C, E, G, B, and D

Notes of the C maj9 chord:

CEGBD

Chord formula for the Major Ninth chord:

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

Visually impaired people might find useful the C maj9 accessible text-based description for this chord.

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C Major Ninth Guitar Chord Diagrams

Position 1
Open

C maj9 position 7 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
Open

C maj9 position 10 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
Movable

C maj9 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
Open

C maj9 position 6 guitar chord diagram

Position 5
Movable

C maj9 position 9 guitar chord diagram

Position 6
Movable

C maj9 position 11 guitar chord diagram

Position 7
Movable

C maj9 position 12 guitar chord diagram

Position 8
Open

C maj9 position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 9
BarreMovable

C maj9 position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 10
BarreMovable

C maj9 position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 11
BarreMovable

C maj9 position 8 guitar chord diagram

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How to construct the C maj9 chord on guitar

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
7
5
9
3
1
3
7
5
9
1
5
7
3
1
5
9
7
9
3
7
1
5
1
3
7
9
1
5
9
3
7
5
9
3

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