The F Major 9 guitar chord (also known as F Major Ninth, FMaj9 or F Major 9th), is a beautiful dreamy sounding chord that is often used in jazz guitar.
The F Major 9th Chord is found by locating the 1, 2, 3 , 5 and 7 positions (F, G, A, C and E) of the F Major Scale: F G A Bb C D E F. The chord chart below demonstrates how to play the FMaj9 Chord.
Here is a key that will help you read the chart:
Chord Playing Tips: Be sure that you are pressing down on the strings hard enough. You should play each string one at a time to make sure you have a nice clean sound. If any of the strings buzz or sound muted, then something is not right.