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|E Major 6 / 9 chord intervals and notes|
|Intervals||1 - 3 - 5 - 6 - 9|
|Notes in E 6-9||E - G# (Ab) - B - C# (Db) - F# (Gb)|
A major 6/9 chord is formed by adding a 6th and a 9th(2nd) degree note to a major chord. They are great for substituting major chords if you want to add more color to your music.
Here are 6 voicings of the E6-9 guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.
Chord theory is helpful in undertanding why each chord is played the way it is. If you really want to advance, learn the theory behind chords as well.
If you are just starting out with chords, you'll find that your fingers, especially your pinky will go all over the place. Don't get discouraged, they will develop strength and muscle memory with time.