B dominant ninth piano chord - B9
The B dominant ninth chord is a 5-note chord consisting of the notes B, D#, F#, A and C#.
You can see these notes highlighted in the interactive piano chart below.
The chord itself is often abbreviated as B9.
Interactive piano diagram for the B dominant ninth chord
Chords that are a superset of B9. The chords include more notes but always B, D#, F#, A and C#.
Chords that are a subset of B9. These contain less notes but all of them are included in B9.
Scales with B9
Below you find all scales that include B9:
- mixolydian b6
- lydian dominant
- lydian minor
- bebop minor
- composite blues
- messiaen's mode #3
B dominant ninth piano chord chart image
In case you prefer a non-interactive variant of the chord chart, we've embedded a PNG image below that shows the notes for the the B9 chord. Feel free to save or share the image as needed.