Em6 Guitar Chord | How To Create and Play the E Minor Sixth chord

E m6 position 1 guitar chord diagram

The Em6 chord is made up of the Root, Minor Third, Perfect Fifth, and Major Sixth

This chord is also spelled in the following ways:

  • E Minor Sixth
  • E Minor 6
  • E Min 6
  • Em6

The notes in this chord are E, G, B, and C#

Notes of the E m6 chord:

EGBC#

How to create the Minor Sixth chord:

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

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E Minor Sixth Guitar Chord Fingers Positions

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Position 1
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E m6 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
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E m6 position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
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E m6 position 2 guitar chord diagram

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Use Fretboard Maps To Build Chords Along All The Fretboard

Complete Fretboard Map of E m6 chord tones

You can create any fingering you like on any part of the fretboard, just play some of the chord tones shown in the map below.

1
5
b3
1
6
1
5
b3
b3
5
6
1
b3
6
5
1
5
b3
6
1
5
6
b3
6
1
5
b3
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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