May 17th, 2011

Four on Six

Up Down Drill

Start on G
sing and play
go through perfect octave up
back down
go through perfect octave down
back up

January 11th, 2011

write one song per day
melody first, then accompanying chords
quantity!!

C major
2nd Position
4 CCCC DDDD
3-1 CCCD EEEF
hollow C--D E--F
1-3 CDDD EFFF
hollow CD-- EF--
2-2 CCDD EEFF
hollow C-D- E-F-
2-1-1 CCDE FFGA
hollow C-DE F-GA
1-2-1 CDDE FGGA
hollow CD-E FG-A
1-1-2 CDEE FGAA
hollow CDE- FGA-
1-1-1-1 CDEF GABC

books:

Ryan's Mammoth Collection 1050 Reels and Jigs

O'neill's Music of Ireland 1850 melodies

Guitar Aerobics

write 10 more melodies
add accompaniment

trio to play next recital?
trio to play a concert in the studio?

January 4th, 2011

write one song per day
melody first, then accompanying chords
quantity!!

C major
2nd Position
4 CCCC DDDD
3-1 CCCD EEEF
hollow C--D E--F
1-3 CDDD EFFF
hollow CD-- EF--
2-2 CCDD EEFF
hollow C-D- E-F-
2-1-1 CCDE FFGA
hollow C-DE F-GA
1-2-1 CDDE FGGA
hollow CD-E FG-A
1-1-2 CDEE FGAA
hollow CDE- FGA-
1-1-1-1 CDEF GABC

books:

Ryan's Mammoth Collection 1050 Reels and Jigs

O'neill's Music of Ireland 1850 melodies

Guitar Aerobics

Create 5:
chromatic voice leading progressions

choose a melody (or write your own) and create chord progression

December 21st, 2010

write one song per day
melody first, then accompanying chords
quantity!!

C major
2nd Position
4 CCCC DDDD
3-1 CCCD EEEF
hollow C--D E--F
1-3 CDDD EFFF
hollow CD-- EF--
2-2 CCDD EEFF
hollow C-D- E-F-
2-1-1 CCDE FFGA
hollow C-DE F-GA
1-2-1 CDDE FGGA
hollow CD-E FG-A
1-1-2 CDEE FGAA
hollow CDE- FGA-
1-1-1-1 CDEF GABC

books:

Ryan's Mammoth Collection 1050 Reels and Jigs

O'neill's Music of Ireland 1850 melodies

Guitar Aerobics

December 7th, 2010

write one song per day

C major
2nd Position
4 CCCC DDDD
3-1 CCCD EEEF
hollow C--D E--F
1-3 CDDD EFFF
hollow CD-- EF--
2-2 CCDD EEFF
hollow C-D- E-F-
2-1-1 CCDE FFGA
hollow C-DE F-GA
1-2-1 CDDE FGGA
hollow CD-E FG-A
1-1-2 CDEE FGAA
hollow CDE- FGA-
1-1-1-1 CDEF GABC

books:

Ryan's Mammoth Collection 1050 Reels and Jigs

O'neill's Music of Ireland 1850 melodies

Guitar Aerobics

Ballads:
To Be with You by Mr. Big
Don't Dream it's Over by Crowded House

app: simple songwriter

November 16th, 2010

write one song per day

C major
2nd Position
4 CCCC DDDD
3-1 CCCD EEEF
hollow C--D E--F
1-3 CDDD EFFF
hollow CD-- EF--
2-2 CCDD EEFF
hollow C-D- E-F-
2-1-1 CCDE FFGA
hollow C-DE F-GA
1-2-1 CDDE FGGA
hollow CD-E FG-A
1-1-2 CDEE FGAA
hollow CDE- FGA-
1-1-1-1 CDEF GABC

books:

Ryan's Mammoth Collection 1050 Reels and Jigs

O'neill's Music of Ireland 1850 melodies

Guitar Aerobics

November 2nd, 2010

finish song

write more jazz standards!

October 12th, 2010

Confirmation
intro transcribed!
polish page one
learn page two
70%

checked out:
bring back hourglass

Change scale and arpeggios to A Major:

C Major Scale 8th Position
72x4
4 CCCC DDDD
3-1 CCCD EEEF
hollow C--D E--F
1-3 CDDD EFFF
hollow CD-- EF--
2-2 CCDD EEFF
hollow C-D- E-F-
2-1-1 CCDE FFGA
hollow C-DE F-GA
1-2-1 CDDE FGGA
hollow CD-E FG-A
1-1-2 CDEE FGAA
hollow CDE- FGA-
1-1-1-1 CDEF GABC

G Seventh Arpeggio 8th Position
60x2
4 CCCC DDDD
3-1 CCCD EEEF
hollow C--D E--F
1-3 CDDD EFFF
hollow CD-- EF--
2-2 CCDD EEFF
hollow C-D- E-F-

August 16th, 2010

Confirmation
intro transcribed!
polish page one
learn page two
70%

checked out:
hourglass

play everyday

Books to get?
Jazz Improvisation for Guitar by Garrison Fewell
Building a Jazz Chord Solo by Fred Sokolow

C Major Scale 8th Position
72x4
4 CCCC DDDD
3-1 CCCD EEEF
hollow C--D E--F
1-3 CDDD EFFF
hollow CD-- EF--
2-2 CCDD EEFF
hollow C-D- E-F-
2-1-1 CCDE FFGA
hollow C-DE F-GA
1-2-1 CDDE FGGA
hollow CD-E FG-A
1-1-2 CDEE FGAA
hollow CDE- FGA-
1-1-1-1 CDEF GABC

G Seventh Arpeggio 8th Position
60x2
4 CCCC DDDD
3-1 CCCD EEEF
hollow C--D E--F

July 20th, 2010

Confirmation
polish page one
learn page two
70%

checked out:
hourglass

play everyday

Books to get?
Jazz Improvisation for Guitar by Garrison Fewell
Building a Jazz Chord Solo by Fred Sokolow

C Major Scale 8th Position
72x4
4 CCCC DDDD
3-1 CCCD EEEF
hollow C--D E--F
1-3 CDDD EFFF
hollow CD-- EF--
2-2 CCDD EEFF
hollow C-D- E-F-
2-1-1 CCDE FFGA
hollow C-DE F-GA
1-2-1 CDDE FGGA
hollow CD-E FG-A
1-1-2 CDEE FGAA
hollow CDE- FGA-
1-1-1-1 CDEF GABC

G Seventh Arpeggio 8th Position
60x2
4 CCCC DDDD
3-1 CCCD EEEF
hollow C--D E--F
1-3 CDDD EFFF

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