Watch the Connect Diagonally: Ascending Solo online guitar lesson by Dave Celentano from CAGED Commander

Playing a mirror shape of a musical idea one octave higher (or lower) is commonplace in many forms of music including classical, rock, blues, and jazz. Check out this ascending three octave run using lots of legato technique. Begin this one slowly and steadily, mastering one bar ast a time before attempting to play the entire exercise. The CAGED scale patterns in this example begin with 'G form' and ascend through 'E' and 'D' before ending on the 'C form'.