Ab major 9th chord

Abmaj9 chord for piano with keyboard diagram.
Explanation: The Ab major ninth is a five-note chord and can be regarded as an Abmaj7 with an added ninth. It is often abbreviated as Abmaj9 (not to be confused with Ab9).
Omissions: Abmaj9(no3): Ab - Eb - G - Bb; Abmaj9(no5): Ab - C - G - Bb.
Theory: The Abmaj9 chord is constructed with a root, a major third, a perfect fifth, a major seventh and a major ninth.


Abmaj9 chord diagram
Notes: Ab - C - Eb - G - Bb

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Abmaj9 inversions and voicings

Abmaj9 chord diagram
Notes: Ab - Eb (left hand) G - Bb - C (right hand)
Two-hand voicing

Abmaj9 chord diagram
Notes: Ab - C (left hand) G - Bb (right hand)
Two-hand voicing (the 5th is omitted)

Ab chord categories

Ab Abm Ab7 Abm7 Abmaj7 AbmM7 Ab6 Abm6 Ab6/9 Ab5 Ab9 Abm9 Abmaj9 Ab11 Abm11 Abmaj11 Ab13 Abm13 Abmaj13 Abadd Ab7-5 Ab7+5 Absus Abdim Abdim7 Abm7b5 Abaug Abaug7