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Break Free from "Normal" Chords 2

Playing chord shapes at locations on the neck different to those normally used can give rise to some interesting voicings. Consider these chords —

Amaj9 to A6/9sus4

sounds a bit tricky doesn't it, but all you have to do is play an open A minor shape at the 5th fret = A maj7

add your little finger to the top string fret 7 = A maj9

- then move this shape down two frets to get the A 6/9sus4 - couldn't be much easier!

The soundfile plays the tab twice .

Try your own variations of this by using the A minor shape and using your little finger to get different added notes

- also you can get different effects by sliding between these two chords in imaginative ways


The Tab