Fm(maj9) Guitar Chords Explained | F Minor Major Ninth

F m(maj9) guitar chord shapes

The Fm(maj9) chord is composed of the Root, Minor Third, Perfect Fifth, Major Seventh, and Major Ninth

Some chord charts name this chord as:

  • F Minor Major Ninth
  • F Min Maj 9
  • Fm(maj9)

The Fm(maj9) chord is composed of the notes F, Ab, C, E, and G

Notes that compose the F m(maj9) chord:

FAbCEG

Chord Formula:

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

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Guitar Patterns for the Fm(maj9) chord

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Use Fretboard Maps To Build Chords Along All The Fretboard

How to construct the F m(maj9) chord on guitar

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.

7
9
7
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

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
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