Am9 guitar chords

A-B-C#-D-E-F#-G#

The Theory

The chord can be written as A minor ninth or the more commonly used Am9
A Major Scale A - B - C# - D - E - F# - G#
Key Signature key signature
Chord Am9
Chord Formula 1 - ♭3 - 5 - ♭7 - 9
Notes A - C - E - G - B

The Charts

Am9 Guitar Chords

Am9 chords
Position 1st 2nd 3rd
Written Chord x02413 x05557 x-12-10-12-12-0
Chord Notes x-A-E-G#-C#-E x-A-E-B-C-G x-A-G-C-E-B
Chord Tabs
e |-3-|
B |-1-|
G |-4-|
D |-2-|
A |-0-|
E |---|
e |-7-|
B |-5-|
G |-5-|
D |-5-|
A |-0-|
E |---|
e |--0---|
B |--12--|
G |--12--|
D |--10--|
A |--12--|
E |------|
 

Notes

  • A minor 9th chord implies the presence of the preceding 1st, ♭3rd, 5th,♭7th, before the added 9th.
  • This could also be written as Am7add9 and is used in jazz and alternate styles of music.
  • Standard keys using the A minor 9 chord: C major and A minor. This shows the major key as well as its relative minor key. Both the C Major and A minor scales share the same notes & key signature.
  • Am9 (A - C - E - G - B) utilizes notes belonging to the C Major/Am Scale (C-D-E-F-G-A).
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