This chord is composed of the Root, Major Third, Augmented Fifth, Minor Seventh, and Major Ninth
Some books show this chord as:
- G Dominant Ninth Sharp Fifth
- G 9#5
- G 9aug5
- G 9+5
- G Dom9#5
This chord is composed of the notes G, B, D#, F, and A
Notes in the G 9(#5) chord:
Formula of the Dominant Ninth Sharp Fifth chord:
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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.
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: