B sixth/ninth piano chord - B6/9

The B sixth/ninth chord is a 5-note chord consisting of the notes B, D#, F#, G# and C#.
You can see these notes highlighted in the interactive piano chart below.
The chord itself is often abbreviated as B6/9.

Interactive piano diagram for the B sixth/ninth chord

Piano keyboard displaying the B sixth/ninth chord with the notes CbBD#EbF#GbG#AbC#Db

Extended Chords

Chords that are a superset of B6/9. The chords include more notes but always B, D#, F#, G# and C#.

Reduced chords

Chords that are a subset of B6/9. These contain less notes but all of them are included in B6/9.

Scales with B6/9

Below you find all scales that include B6/9:

  • major blues
  • lydian dominant
  • lydian
  • mixolydian
  • major
  • bebop
  • bebop minor
  • bebop major
  • ichikosucho
  • composite blues
  • chromatic

B sixth/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 B6/9 chord. Feel free to save or share the image as needed.

Piano chord chart for the B sixth/ninth chord (B6/9). The notes B, D#, F#, G# and C# are highlighted.