CAGED - G major scales

Animated CAGED - G major scales tab by ActionTab on guitar. So easy you'll be playing in minutes.

This exercise is from the Theory Section on the CAGED system.

Here is the basic G Major scale played in open position (the lowest possible position on the fretboard), then at the octave (12th fret) position.

Like the A Major scale, we will play the scale across 2 octaves as this is the most practical way to practice the scale.

In open position first play the G major chord. Followed by the G Major Scale:

G - A - B - C - D - E - F# - G - A - B - C - D - E - F# - G

Then up at the 12th fret play the higher G major chord. Followed by the G Major Scale:

G - A - B - C - D - E - F# - G - A - B - C - D - E - F# - G

Practice both scales in this ActionTab until you are very familiar with them. Get faster and more regular with them. Use different methods to practice them, i.e. Ascend and descend through the notes. When ready, move to the next CAGED scale: E Major.

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