The C6 chord is made up of the Root, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, and Major Sixth
Some books show this chord as:
- C Major Sixth
The notes of this chord are C, E, G, and A
Ukuleles and lap steel guitars are usually tuned to C sixth chord; if you struck the strings without press any fret you get a C6 chord.
C 6 chord Notes:
Formula of the Major Sixth chord:
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Pick some of the tones from the fretboard map below and play this chord in new ways.
These maps show you the tones in a chord all along the fretboard. They are incredibly helpful because allow you to:
- Create new voicings on the fly, across all the neck
- Improvise targeting the right notes
- Unlock the fretboard and expand the CAGED system.
In the new ebook, Chords Domination, you'll find the fretboard tones maps for 44 different qualities of chords. Check it out: