E Major Ninth Guitar Chord (Emaj9) | Easy Ways to Play It

E maj9 position 1 guitar chord diagram

The Emaj9 chord is made up of the Root, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, Major Seventh, and Major Ninth

Different notations for the E Major Ninth chord:

  • E Major Ninth
  • E Maj9
  • E Major 9
  • Emaj9

This chord is composed of the notes E, G#, B, D#, and F#

Notes that compose the E maj9 chord:

EG#BD#F#

How the Major Ninth chord is built:

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

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E Major Ninth Guitar Chord Fingers Positions

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Position 1
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E maj9 position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
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E maj9 position 5 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
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E maj9 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
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E maj9 position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 5
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E maj9 position 2 guitar chord diagram

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Fretboard map of E maj9 chord tones

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

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5
1
3
7
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

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