Discover the CAGED System for Rock Guitar
  • Master The CAGED System and learn to easily play over the entire guitar neck
  • Discover how to play any scale, in any key, in any shape, anywhere on the guitar
  • Learn 100 Useful Rock Guitar Licks to help you build new, improved solos

Rock Guitar Un-CAGED

When you solo do you normally go straight to your first pentatonic box shape?
Do you only use minor pentatonic scales, or rarely use rich sounding modes to enliven your playing?
Do you hear a lick in your head but have trouble actually playing it on the guitar?
Would you like to have complete freedom to visualize and play in any key, in any position on guitar?

Don’t stay locked in the same patterns and scale shapes… discover a new way to learn the your way around the guitar with Rock Guitar Un-CAGED. This book is the Complete Modern Soloing Course. The lessons in this book will help you get out of a soloing rut, teaches you the tricks and secrets that professional guitarists use to unlock the neck and always have something new to play, plus gives you 100 audio example to help you master all 100 new licks.

Here’s What You Get…

• The Complete CAGED Method so you can easily learn how to play in any position on the guitar neck

• Discover how to play the Blues Scale plus Aeolian, Mixolydian and Lydian modes with 25 licks for each mode (5 for each scale shape) and how to use them at will

• 100 Top Quality Rock Guitar Licks that you can build new and improved solos on

• Over 100 Minutes of Live Examples and Audio for FREE Download to make the music come alive and help you practice your new rock guitar skills

• Plus 14 tailored backing tracks by Guitar Techniques Magazine’s very own Quist to help you practice your new licks and solos

Original and Usable Rock Guitar Vocabulary

There are 25 Licks based around the 4 most common rock guitar scales; The Blues Scale, The Aeolian Mode, The Lydian Mode and the Mixolydian Mode.

With 5 licks based around each of the 5 fretboard positions you always have great lines to play wherever you are on the guitar neck.

Each lick is demonstrated with a professionally recorded example track so you know what sound you’re aiming for.

Audio Samples

Check out some of the licks (slow versions) by clicking on these links:

Lydian Licks Shape 1

Blues Scale Licks Shape 3

Aeolian Mode Licks Shape 1

Mixolydian Licks Shape 4

Learn the Guitar Fretboard in a Creative, Fun Way

Each of the 5 scale patterns for each mode is taught around the CAGED system.

This simple system helps you easily relate each scale pattern to an individual chord shape anchor. By relating your scales and licks to these anchors you can easily play any scale or lick, in any position and in any key by simply shifting the anchor.

Each chapter includes extensive exercises to increase your vision of the guitar neck wherever you are, or whatever you’re playing. Of course, each exercise is also included as an audio track too.

Hundreds of Reviews for each Book include:
  • Joseph Alexander's Rock Guitar Un-CAGED method is a unique and absolutely ingenious way of breaking down the neck of the guitar to help his students understand the musical structure behind the scales that are common to playing rock guitar. I've struggled to learn and understand rock guitar licks but since purchasing this book I've learned more in a week than I had in the previous six months. This book is definitely worth 10 times the cost of admission.
  • I've played the guitar for over 40 years but could only manage certain skills. The CAGED system truly is opening up the entire guitar neck. Joseph Alexander truly knows how to teach, not just play. There is a big difference. Step by step he guides, methodically, through important scales, licks and exercises. I've spent two months going through this book, practicing about 5-6 hours a week. I can now go up and down the neck in both the Blues scale and Aolian scale. This is something I've never before been even close to doing. I'm beginning to work with the Mixolydian scale now and it is exciting.
  • I have been fortunate to have great guitar teachers, the first of whom taught me the CAGED system. Joseph's book took what I had learned and added multiple dimensions to my initial foundation. Joseph's book shows not only the system but how to use it, which in guitar is everything. Theory is great (and important) but in the end it is the playing guitar that classes and books help make better with practice.
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