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|E Dominant 7 Sharp 9 chord intervals and notes|
|Intervals||1 - 3 - 5 - b7 - #9|
|Notes in E 7#9||E - G# (Ab) - B - D - G|
These chords are often called Jimmy Hendrix chords, since he loved using them in all of his music. It has a jazzy, but agressive sound, and it is combining both minor and major tonality.
Here are 6 voicings of the E7#9 guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.
Chord theory is helpful in undertanding why each chord is played the way it is. If you really want to advance, learn the theory behind chords as well.
When playing barre chords, make sure you move your wrist forward further than you would with open chords, this allows for more added pressure to your first finger.