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
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:
How to create the Dominant Seventh Sharp Ninth Added chord:
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Pick some of the tones from the fretboard map below and play this chord in new ways.
These maps show you the tones in a chord all along the fretboard. They are incredibly helpful because allow you to:
- Create new voicings on the fly, across all the neck
- Improvise targeting the right notes
- Unlock the fretboard and expand the CAGED system.
In the new ebook, Chords Domination, you'll find the fretboard tones maps for 44 different qualities of chords. Check it out: