Bb minor 9th chord

Bbm9 chord for piano with keyboard diagram.
Explanation: The Bb minor ninth is a five note chord. For practical reasons the chord is normally played with omitted notes and/or inverted. The chord is often abbreviated as Bbm9.
Omissions: Bbm9(no3): Bb - F - Ab - C; Bbm9(no5): Bb - Db - Ab - C.
Theory: The Bbm9 chord is constructed with a root, a minor third, a perfect fifth, a minor seventh and a major ninth.


Bbm9 chord diagram
Notes: Bb - Db - F - Ab - C

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Bbm9 inversions and voicings

Bbm9/Ab chord diagram
One of many possible inversions (Bbm9/Ab)

Bbm9 chord diagram
Notes: Bb - Db (left hand) F - Ab - C (right hand)
Two-hand voicing

Bb chord categories

Bb Bbm Bb7 Bbm7 Bbmaj7 BbmM7 Bb6 Bbm6 Bb6/9 Bb5 Bb9 Bbm9 Bbmaj9 Bb11 Bbm11 Bbmaj11 Bb13 Bbm13 Bbmaj13 Bbadd Bb7-5 Bb7+5 Bbsus Bbdim Bbdim7 Bbm7b5 Bbaug Bbaug7