Easy Ways To Play The E9(#11) Guitar Chord

E 9(#11) guitar chord shapes

The E Dominant Ninth Sharp Eleventh Added chord is made up of the Root, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, Minor Seventh, Major Ninth, and Sharp Eleventh

Different notations for the E9(#11) chord:

  • E Dominant Ninth Sharp Eleventh Added
  • E 9#11
  • E 9+11
  • E Dom9aug11
  • E Dom9+11
  • E9(#11)

The E Dominant Ninth Sharp Eleventh Added chord is made up of the notes E, G#, B, D, F#, and A#

Notes in the E 9(#11) chord:

EG#BDF#A#

Chord formula for the Dominant Ninth Sharp Eleventh Added chord:

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

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How To Play The E9(#11) chord on guitar

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Use Fretboard Maps To Build Chords Along All The Fretboard

How to create your own E 9(#11) chord fingerings

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