February 4th, 2011

A Minor Pentatonic
5th position
4x each note
alternate picking

I'd Do Anything

From the Beginning
use metronome

Compile a list of 10 songs you want to learn
we will make you a songbook

Ventura Highway

In God's Country

February 3rd, 2011

Mauro Giuliani
Sonatina Op. 71 #1

dynamics and tone production

sweeter tone!!

next lesson:

April 11-16 workshop?

February 3rd, 2011

C Major Scale
8th Position
all rhythm patterns

good times bad times
use the loops

February 3rd, 2011

Dead or Alive
for the recital in March?
use metronome at 60

Back in Black

Don't Fear the Reaper

Won't Get Fooled Again


classical guitar

Exercise 13 by Barriero

C Major Scale 1 octave

RH Burst - open strings

Ascending Slurs

play with guitar on left leg
use foot stool

February 3rd, 2011


Good Riddence

Rhythm of Love

When I Come Around

February 3rd, 2011

Air by Robinson

sor op 60 #11

Guitar Technique
Intro Level
scales 56=quarter tremolando eighth note 4 times each
2 arpeggios 60=quarter

purchase from west valley music:
Royal Conservatory of Music Guitar Series
Guitar Technique

Finish Sor Opus 60 #12-25

February 3rd, 2011

Fur Elise
recital March 28
2nd half consistent eighth notes
repeated d#-E use one of the following:
1. dynamics
2. changing the tone
3. playing it on the 2nd string


check out the omni concerts in SF

February 2nd, 2011

Babe I'm gonna leave you

-ac. gtr 1 intro



-fill 1 ac gtr 2

-ac gtr 2 m65-67

-chorus m73-93



-m162- to ending

February 2nd, 2011

checked out:
how to write songs book
David Bowie songbook

Jumpin Jack Flash

Needle and the Damage Done

learn for next week:
capo 3rd fret

February 2nd, 2011

C Major Scale
1 octave
2nd Postion


Read And I Love Her in 2nd position

I Should Have Known Better


One by U2

Ventura Highway

Horse with no Name

practice on Martin guitar