Bb major 9th chord

Bbmaj9 chord for piano with keyboard diagram.
Explanation: The Bb major ninth is a five-note chord and can be regarded as a Bbmaj7 with an added ninth. It is often abbreviated as Bbmaj9 (not to be confused with Bb9).
Omissions: Bbmaj9(no3): Bb - F - A - C; Bbmaj9(no5): Bb - D - A - C.
Theory: The Bbmaj9 chord is constructed with a root, a major third, a perfect fifth, a major seventh and a major ninth.


Bbmaj9 chord diagram
Notes: Bb - D - F - A - C

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Bbmaj9 inversions and voicings

Bbmaj9 chord diagram
Notes: Bb - F (left hand) A - C - D (right hand)
Two-hand voicing

Bbmaj9 chord diagram
Notes: Bb - D (left hand) A - C (right hand)
Two-hand voicing (the 5th is omitted)

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