Easy Ways To Play The E9(#5) Guitar Chord

E9 sharp 5 guitar chord

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

The E Dominant Ninth Sharp Fifth chord is known as:

  • E Dominant Ninth Sharp Fifth
  • E 9#5
  • E 9aug5
  • E 9+5
  • E Dom9#5
  • E9(#5)

The notes of the E Dominant Ninth Sharp Fifth chord are E, G#, B#, D, and F#

E 9(#5) chord Notes:

E G# B# D F#

Tones of the Dominant Ninth Sharp Fifth chord:

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

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Fingerings for the E9(#5) guitar chord

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E9 sharp 5 guitar chord

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E 9(#5) guitar chord: fretboard map of the intervals

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.

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

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