Cmaj9(#11) guitar chord (C Major 9th, Sharp 11th)

Symbols: maj9(#11), maj7(9,#11)

Steps: 1-3-5-7-9-#11

Notes: C-E-G-B-D-F#

Variation 1

  • Apply a barre with your index finger across the 2nd fret, covering the 1st to the 4th strings
  • Use your ring finger to press the B (2nd) string down on the 3rd fret
  • Place your pinky on the G (3rd) string at the 4th fret and press down
  • Press down on the A (5th) string at the 3rd fret using your middle finger
  • Now, strum all the strings starting from the 5th string

Variation 2

  • Place a barre using your index finger on the 7th fret from the 1st to the 5th strings
  • Press down on the D (4th) string at the 9th fret using your ring finger
  • Position your middle finger on the low E (6th) string at the 8th fret and press down
  • Now, strum all the strings