F7b9 Piano Chord

F7b9

F 7 Flat Nine

Root
F
3rd
A
Min 7th
Eb
b 9th
Gb
E
G
B
D
F
F
A
C
E
F
A
Eb
Gb

The Notes in a F 7 Flat Nine Chord

The 3rd

Finding A from F step by step:

  • Start on: F
  • Step 1: move up to Gb
  • Step 2: move up to G
  • Step 3: move up to Ab
  • Step 4: Land on A
3rd
A
Root
F
1
2
3
  • Gb is a minor second above F.
  • G is a major 2nd above F.
  • Ab is a minor third above F.
  • A is a major third above F.

The Min 7th

Finding Eb from F step by step:

  • Start on: F
  • Step 1: move down to E
  • Step 2: Land on Eb
Min 7th
Eb
Root
F
1
  • E is a minor second below F.
  • Eb is a major 2nd below F. The min 7th is down a major 2nd? Confusing, right? The note Eb is down 2 half-steps from F, but up 10 half-steps from F:
Min 7th
Eb
Root
F
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9

The b 9th

Finding Gb from F step by step:

  • Start on: F
  • Step 1: Land on Gb
b 9th
Gb
Root
F
  • Gb is a minor second above F.