E6 Guitar Chord: how to play it all along the fretboard


Chord Description

E 6 position 1 guitar chord diagram

The intervals composing the E6 chord are Root, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, and Major Sixth

The E Major Sixth chord is spelled in the following ways:

  • E Major Sixth
  • E6

The notes in the E6 chord are E, G#, B, and C#.

Sixth chords are your best friend when you want to create something casual and relaxed.

Notes in the E 6 chord:

EG#BC#

How to create the Major Sixth chord:

1
b2
2
b3
3
4
b5
5
#5
6
b7
7

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Guitar Patterns for the E Major Sixth chord

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Position 1
Open

E 6 position 6 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
Movable

E 6 position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
Movable

E 6 position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
Movable

E 6 position 9 guitar chord diagram

Position 5
Open

E 6 position 7 guitar chord diagram

Position 6
Open

E 6 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 7
BarreMovable

E 6 position 10 guitar chord diagram

Position 8
BarreOpen

E 6 position 8 guitar chord diagram

Position 9
BarreMovable

E 6 position 3 guitar chord diagram

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Use Fretboard Maps To Build Chords Along All The Fretboard

How to construct the E 6 chord on guitar

Pick some of the tones from the fretboard map below and play this chord in new ways.

1
5
1
3
6
1
5
3
5
6
3
1
6
3
5
1
5
6
3
1
5
6
6
3
1
5
1

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.

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