April 23rd, 2013

this week:

Hotel California

finish and send hotel california v6

learn high part

practice the singing along

April 22nd, 2013

Means Streets
play song at 85%
use fingers 2&3 for intro just before verse

April 22nd, 2013

recital May 21:
Tighten Up
down 1 fret
start together
count in
use sweet open 6 string
then exhale
ending - bass and guitar in unison
bass string 1 - 5531, 6 - 6641

Taxman

Wild World

Land Down Under

April 22nd, 2013

Purple Haze 75%

SOLO!

through 2nd line on 2nd page

Back in Black

Improvision / solo ?
4 notes
interesting rhythms
E Minor Pentatonic

play along:
Purple Haze

April 22nd, 2013

Recital at Google on May 20?

Prelude #4 Villa Lobos

Prelude & Vals by Koshkin

Julia Florida

create excerpt sheet
10 phrases

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get garageband for the iPhone
practice with the beats

April 19th, 2013

Recital May 21:
No Reply
practice tracks
109% speed
start your practice with the track with the melody

Stairway to Heaven
Intro

Here There and Everywhere
notes

if time:
Tomorrow Never Knows
notes

April 19th, 2013

72 bpm - 92 bpm

Aerial Boundaries

things to practice:

1) going into sections where you slow tempo
have a consistant tempo

2) harmonics - tone consistant

3) plant thumb on 6th string on first 2 pages
Don't play 6th string

3:27 -- incorporate "e" into the melody

Bensusan
end of page 2

April 19th, 2013

Hal Leonard

recital may 21st
Aura Lee
memorize

Shenandoah

Danny Boy

red river valley

#69 Sea Shanty

#70 Frere Jacques

#71 Snake Charmer

April 19th, 2013

Arkansas Traveler

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

#25 St Louis Blues

page 118 Moveable Scales

#49

#50

#53 Miss McLeod's Reel

April 18th, 2013

G Major
Rhythms

4 CCCC DDDD
31
13
22
211
121
112
1111

alternate picking

120 BPM

use metronome

Fixed Finger Ex #2
start on 3rd string with all LH fingers
finger 1 travels string 5 to string 2
slow practice
micro-athletics

Man of Constant Sorrow