How To Play The Dadd9 Ukulele Chord

To play the Dadd9 chord, place the index finger on the 2nd fret of the top g-string and middle finger on the 2nd fret of the C-string. Let the other strings ring open.

Dadd9 Ukulele Chord Explanation

The Dadd9 chord, sometimes referred to as a Dsus2 chord, contains the notes D-F#-A-E.

To build a Dadd9 chord, take the major triad formula (1-3-5) and add in the theoretical ninth scale degree (1-3-5-9) using the D major scale, which has the notes D, E, F#, G, A, B, C#.

Notice how a major scale has just seven notes. How do we get the ninth scale degree? Repeat the scale and count nine notes:

D, E, F#, G, A, B, C#, D, E, F#, G, A, B, C#

Note: The ninth scale degree is underlined.

Identify the first, third, fifth, and ninth scale degrees in the D major scale which are D-F#-A-E.

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