Dmaj9 Chord on Guitar: How To Play the D Major Ninth chord

D maj9 position 1 guitar chord diagram

The intervals in the Dmaj9 chord are Root, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, Major Seventh, and Major Ninth

Some books show this chord as:

  • D Major Ninth
  • D Maj9
  • D Major 9
  • Dmaj9

The notes in the Dmaj9 chord are D, F#, A, C#, and E

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D maj9 chord Notes:

D F# A C# E

How to create the Major Ninth chord:

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

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D Major Ninth Guitar Chord Voicings

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Position 1
Open

D maj9 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
Movable

D maj9 position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
Barrè Open

D maj9 position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
Open

D maj9 position 4 guitar chord diagram

D maj9 guitar chord: fretboard map of the intervals

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

9
1
5
9
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

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