Full Access Members Only

Introducing the 9 Chord

 

Get Full Access Today To Learn

Alternative Chord Voicings

Plus 11,000 More Guitar Lessons.

Product Cost Lessons Instructors Instructor Help New Lessons Return Policy
Guitar Tricks $19.95 11,000+ 45 Instructors Yes Yes, Weekly 60 Days
Guitar Dvd's $30 - $60 20 - 30 1 Instructor No Interaction No No
Guitar Books $20 - $40 30 - 40 1 Instructor No Interaction No No
Other Sites $20 - $40 100 - 500 1-5 Instructor Sometimes Sometimes 3-7 Days
In-person $40 - $80 1 Hour 1 Instructor Yes Yes No
In this lesson I'm gonna show you a really useful type of chord called a "9 chord". It's used in all styles of music, and is particularly useful in the context of the blues.

All it is, is a dominant 7 chord, where you add the 9th scale step (Which is the same as the 2, but up an octave). It has a jazzier sound and is often used for the IV and V chord.

After going through the voicings, we're gonna play through the 12 bar form using thumb voicings for the I chord and 9 chords for the IV and V chord!
Open In New Window
lesson notation