Em(maj9) Guitar Chords Explained | E Minor Major Ninth

E m(maj9) position 1 guitar chord diagram

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

Name variations for the E Minor Major Ninth chord:

  • E Minor Major Ninth
  • E Min Maj 9
  • Em(maj9)

The Em(maj9) chord is composed of the notes E, G, B, D#, and F#

E m(maj9) chord Notes:

EGBD#F#

Formula of the Minor 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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Fingerings for the E Minor Major Ninth guitar chord

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E m(maj9) position 1 guitar chord diagram

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How to create your own E m(maj9) chord fingerings

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
5
b3
1
7
9
1
5
9
b3
b3
7
5
9
1
b3
7
5
9
1
5
b3
7
1
5
9
b3
7
9
7
1
5
b3
1