D Dominant Ninth Flat five (D9b5) chords on guitar

D 9b5 position 1 guitar chord diagram

The intervals in the D9b5 chord are Root, Major Third, diminished Fifth, Minor Seventh, and Major Ninth

Some books show this chord as:

  • D Dominant Ninth Flat Five
  • D 9-5
  • D 9(b5)
  • D Dom9b5
  • D9b5

The notes in this chord are D, F#, Ab, C, and E

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Notes of the D 9b5 chord:

D F# Ab C E

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 D Dominant Ninth Flat five chord

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Position 1
Open

D 9b5 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
Barre Movable

D 9b5 position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
Barre Movable

D 9b5 position 3 guitar chord diagram

How to construct the D 9b5 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.

9
1
9
b7
b5
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

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