B sixth piano chord - B6

The B sixth chord is a 4-note chord consisting of the notes B, D#, F# and G#.
You can see these notes highlighted in the interactive piano chart below.
The chord itself is often abbreviated as B6.

Interactive piano diagram for the B sixth chord

Piano keyboard displaying the B sixth chord with the notes CbBD#EbF#GbG#Ab

Extended Chords

Chords that are a superset of B6. The chords include more notes but always B, D#, F# and G#.

Reduced chords

Chords that are a subset of B6. These contain less notes but all of them are included in B6.

Scales with B6

Below you find all scales that include B6:

  • major pentatonic
  • scriabin
  • major blues
  • lydian dominant
  • lydian
  • hungarian major
  • mixolydian
  • major
  • lydian #9
  • bebop
  • bebop minor
  • bebop major
  • ichikosucho
  • half-whole diminished
  • kafi raga
  • composite blues
  • chromatic

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B sixth 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 B6 chord. Feel free to save or share the image as needed.

Piano chord chart for the B sixth chord (B6). The notes B, D#, F# and G# are highlighted.