July 16th, 2015

Sunshine of your love
90% practice track

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Justin guitar

Louie Louie

Brown eyed girl

Dock of the Bay

Live wire

July 7th, 2015

Sunshine of your love
90% practice track

March 26th, 2015

this week:
Practice session:

Minor pentatonic:G 3rd position
Rhythm Patterns:
34bpm x 4 (subdivision 16th notes)
4
31
hollow
13
hollow
22
hollow
211
hollow
121
hollow
112
hollow
1111

Grade 1 & 2 scales:
90bpm x 2

Rocksmith for rhythm guitar practice (chords)

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Rock School
Grade 1
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Get Off
80 bpm
isolate the chords

ICAUFO
70 bpm

Cranked
60 bpm
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Hot rock Grade 1
60bpm with eighth notes:

Chasing Cars

Sunshine of Your Love

Run to You
40bpm
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March 12th, 2015

this week:
Practice session:

Minor pentatonic:G 3rd position
Rhythm Patterns:
40bpm x 4 (subdivision 16th notes)
4
31
13
22
211
121
112
1111

Grade 1 & 2 scales:
90bpm x 2

Chords C & G (and A & D)
with Rhythm Patterns
40bpm quarter notes

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Rock School
Grade 1
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Get Off
80 bpm
isolate the chords
ICAUFO
70 bpm
Cranked
60 bpm
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Hot rock Grade 1
60bpm with eighth notes:

Chasing Cars

Sunshine of Your Love

Run to You
40bpm
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March 5th, 2015

Rock School
Grade 1

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Pay attention to rests and staccato:

Get Off
80 bpm
isolate the chords

ICAUFO
70 bpm

Cranked
60 bpm

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Hot rock Grade 1
60bpm with eighth notes:

Chasing Cars

Sunshine of Your Love

Run to You
40bpm
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SCALE
Major Scales C & G (CHECK!)
Major pentatonic: C, G
Natural minor:E (G Major - start on E) (CHECK!)
Natural minor:A (C Major - start on A)(CHECK!)

this week:
Minor pentatonic: C (8th position), G (3rd position)
notice this is the same pattern as E Minor Pentatonic in open position

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practice efficiency:

February 26th, 2015

Rock School
Grade 1

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Pay attention to rests and staccato:

Get Off
80 bpm
isolate the chords

ICAUFO
70 bpm

Cranked
60 bpm
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SCALE
Major Scales C & G (CHECK!)
Major pentatonic: C, G
Natural minor:E (G Major - start on E) (CHECK!)
Natural minor:A (C Major - start on A)(CHECK!)

this week:
Minor pentatonic: C (8th position), G (3rd position)
notice this is the same pattern as E Minor Pentatonic in open position

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practice efficiency:
1) length of musical excerpt
(find the transition that you are having trouble with)
2) tempo

February 17th, 2015

Rock School
Grade 1

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Pay attention to rests and staccato:

Get Off
60 bpm
isolate the chords

ICAUFO
70 bpm

Bone Crusher
60 bpm
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SCALE
Major Scales C & G (CHECK!)
Natural minor:E (G Major - start on E) (CHECK!)
Natural minor:A (C Major - start on A)(CHECK!)


this week:
Minor pentatonic: C, G
Major pentatonic: C, G

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practice efficiency:
1) length of musical excerpt
(find the transition that you are having trouble with)
2) tempo
(learning speed, no matter how slow, make sure your fingers can play it correctly)

February 12th, 2015

Rock School
Grade 1

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Get Off
60 bpm
isolate the chords

ICAUFO
70 bpm

later:
Bone Crusher

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SCALE
G Major
E Minor

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practice efficiency:
1) length of musical excerpt
(find the transition that you are having trouble with)
2) tempo
(learning speed, no matter how slow, make sure your fingers can play it correctly)
3) length of time to practice the excerpt
(if you aren't getting it within 2 minutes, change length and/or tempo)

January 29th, 2015

Rock School
Grade 1

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Get Off

ICAUFO

Bone Crusher

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SCALE
G Major
E Minor

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plug guitar into amp
plug metronome into AUX on amp
use headphones?

push your practice! rock!!

January 8th, 2015

Rock School
Grade 1

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Get Off

ICAUFO

Bone Crusher

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SCALE
G Major
E Minor

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