Chords Construction 03: 9ths Beginner

Connor Kaminski

Tuesday 11th Jun, 2024

9th chords are great. They sound jazzy and have been used heavily in math rock and beyond by bands like CHON and Polyphia to great success. Let’s dive right in!

Tuesday 11th Jun, 2024

Exercise 01

As you know, the same note can be played in multiple positions on the guitar, the same can be said ...

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Tuesday 11th Jun, 2024

Exercise 02

If we take the major 9th chord formula, and simply flatten both the 3rd and the 7th notes, we get a ...

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Tuesday 11th Jun, 2024

Exercise 03

Now, what happens if we “blend” the minor and major chords together? How about… let's keep ...

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Tuesday 11th Jun, 2024

Playthrough

In the full playthrough, we explore 5th and 4th position 9th chords and also add in a few of my ...

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Steely Dan Chord

James Graydon

Learn everything about the "Steely Dan" chord and how it was used in some of their most...

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Chords Construction 02: 7ths Beginner

Connor Kaminski

Let’s look at 7th chords, and understand what a the 7th is, and how we can best use all...

Beginner