E7#9 Guitar Chord (the Hendrix chord)


Chord Description

E 7(#9) position 1 guitar chord diagram

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

Some books show this chord as:

  • E Dominant Seventh Sharp Ninth Added
  • E Dom7#9
  • E 7#9
  • E 7+9
  • E 7aug9
  • E7(#9)

The E7(#9) chord is made up of the notes E, G#, B, D, and F##.
This chord is known as The Hendrix Chord (in particular position n.2 below) because it was often used by the guitar wizard.

E 7(#9) chord Notes:

EG#BDF##

How to create the Dominant Seventh Sharp Ninth Added 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 E 7(#9) accessible text-based description for this chord.

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Guitar Patterns for the E7(#9) chord

Position 1
Open

E 7(#9) position 5 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
Movable

E 7(#9) position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
Open

E 7(#9) position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
Open

E 7(#9) position 7 guitar chord diagram

Position 5
Open

E 7(#9) position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 6
BarreMovable

E 7(#9) position 6 guitar chord diagram

Position 7
BarreOpen

E 7(#9) position 3 guitar chord diagram

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Complete Fretboard Map of E 7(#9) chord tones

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

1
5
#9
b7
1
3
1
5
#9
b7
#9
3
5
3
1
#9
b7
3
5
b7
1
5
#9
3
1
5
b7
#9
b7
3
1
5
#9
b7
1

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