Lesson 59: Positions
"The CAGED System" - the Major Scale
Let's look at C major. The most important positions for C major are:
These positions are commonly referred to as "the CAGED system". This comes from the open position chord forms C, A, G, E and D. There are always five good positions for any given scale + the open position. The open position is a very special case or as Mick Goodrick put it - a totally "different instrument unto itself".
Fingering for the Open Position
Fingerings for the Other Five Positions
"The CAGED System" - a few comments
Fingerings for the A Minor Pentatonic Scale, Open + the Other Five Positions
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