Am9 guitar chords
|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#|
|Chord Formula||1 - ♭3 - 5 - ♭7 - 9|
|Notes||A - C - E - G - B|
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 |------|
- 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).