B major ninth piano chord - Bmaj9

The B major 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 Bmaj9.

Interactive piano diagram for the B major ninth chord

Piano keyboard displaying the B major ninth chord with the notes CbBD#EbF#GbA#BbC#Db

Extended Chords

Chords that are a superset of Bmaj9. The chords include more notes but always B, D#, F#, A# and C#.

Reduced chords

Chords that are a subset of Bmaj9. These contain less notes but all of them are included in Bmaj9.

Scales with Bmaj9

Below you find all scales that include Bmaj9:

  • lydian
  • harmonic major
  • major
  • bebop
  • bebop major
  • ichikosucho
  • messiaen's mode #3
  • chromatic

B major 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 Bmaj9 chord. Feel free to save or share the image as needed.

Piano chord chart for the B major ninth chord (Bmaj9). The notes B, D#, F#, A# and C# are highlighted.