Unlocking the CAGED System

In This Chapter

  • Visualizing patterns on the guitar
  • Where CAGED comes from
  • Exploring the five different CAGED patterns
  • Linking all five CAGED patterns together
  • Linking pairs of CAGED patterns together

Everyone learns in different ways. One of the challenges of learning guitar theory is how to process all the knowledge you’re learning in a manner you can easily recall. For many people, being able to recognize and to repeat patterns can be beneficial.

And music is full of patterns. Songs are often a series of repeated chord progressions (which you’ll learn about in Chapter 11), and songs will also usually have ...

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