D11 Guitar Chords Explained | D Dominant Eleventh

D 11 position 1 guitar chord diagram

This chord is composed of the Root, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, Minor Seventh, Major Ninth, and Major Eleventh

Different notations for the D11 chord:

  • D Dominant Eleventh
  • D Dom 11
  • D Dominant 11
  • D11

The D Dominant Eleventh chord is made up of the notes D, F#, A, C, E, and G

Notes of the D 11 chord:

DF#ACEG

Tones in the Dominant Eleventh chord:

1
b2
2
b3
3
4
b5
5
#5
6
b7
7
8
b9
9
#9
11
#11
13

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D11 Guitar Chord Shapes

Chord boxes are sorted from the easiest to the hardest. Learn how to read chord diagrams.

If you have difficulties with bar chord shapes, check the Bar Chords Tips tutorial.

Position 1
Open

D 11 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
BarreMovable

D 11 position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
BarreMovable

D 11 position 3 guitar chord diagram

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Use Fretboard Maps To Build Chords Along All The Fretboard

Complete Fretboard Map of D 11 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. Some shapes will sound good, some less, let your ears decide!

9
11
1
5
9
b7
3
5
9
3
11
1
b7
11
3
5
9
b7
11
1
5
3
1
5
9
b7
11
b7
9
3
1
5
b7
11
1
3
9
11
1
5
9

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: