E add 11 Guitar Chord Lesson

Learn how to play the Eadd11 guitar chord with this free tutorial.  To form this chord, we need to take the 1,3,5 and 11 positions from the E Major Scale: E, F#, G#, A, B, C#, and D#.  When we do this, we come up with the notes:  E, G#, B and A.  The E add 11 chord is just the E Major Chord with an added A note (the 11th step of the E Major Scale).  Hence the name, E Add11.  This chord sounds more difficult than it actually is.  It is a very easy and basic beginner guitar chord to play.

The chord chart below demonstrates how to play the Eadd11 guitar chord.

Here is a key that will help you read the chart:

Guitar Chord Chart Key