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Watch the D Minor 6/9 online guitar lesson by Brad Carlton from Guitar Lab: Open String Universe

This chord voicing is achieved by moving the lowest four voices of the open Em form up 10 frets. The first and second strings(voices) remain open and thus extend and/or alter the basic minor chord which is always occuring in voices 6 through 3.

The voicing for this chord is as follows(from low to high in pitch):

6th string(voice) 1
5th string(voice) 5
4th string(voice) 1
3rd string(voice) b3
2nd string(voice) 6(13)
1st string(voice) 9(2)

Analyzing this chord against the 6th voice (as the root) reveals the name as Dm 6/9.

The applicable scale(s) for soloing over this chord would be:

D dorian
1 2 b3 4 5 6 b7
D E F G A B C

D melodic minor

1 2 b3 4 5 6 7
D E F G A B C#