January 24th, 2011

Deer Hollow
recital March 28th?

Maryknoll Fathers
write out the fingering for the rest of the piece

C major Scales
1st Position
2nd Position
5th Position
7th Position
8th Position


Remember, you can have an extremely fruitful one day of composing, but it takes 2-3 weeks of daily guitar practice to feel comfortable on the instrument. If your goal is to perform, practice everyday. But always follow your inspiration to compose!

January 24th, 2011


write out the fingering

RH burst ex 1
play before each practice

January 21st, 2011

All Along the Watchtower
please make a note in your music:
0:52 first solo
1:42 second solo
1:59 interlude

2:16 third solo

Guitar Aerobics
week 3

perfect the second solo

next week:
bring wah pedal
third solo

January 21st, 2011

prelude #4
memorize chords

grow nails!

Spider Dance
learn second page

bring $20 for Flash Pack next week?

January 21st, 2011

El Decameron Negro
1st Movement

Un Poco Sostenuto to the repeat

practice at 120 for the eighth note

C4 = cejilla or barre 4th fret

January 21st, 2011

C Major Scale
1st Position
alternate picking
say notes outloud

New Book!
Hotel CAlifornia
memorize first verse

write song!
verse C-Dm
chorus E-Dm

January 21st, 2011

You Shook Me all night long solo
use the recordings I sent you
entire solo!!

recital in March 28

January 20th, 2011

Mauro Giuliani
Sonatina Op. 71 #1

dynamics and tone production

next lesson:

January 20th, 2011

C Major Scale
5th Position
all rhythm patterns

good times bad times
use the loops

January 20th, 2011

Dead or Alive
for the recital in December
use metronome at 60

Back in Black

Don't Fear the Reaper

Won't Get Fooled Again