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Bass lesson 11/11/15

Today’s lesson consisted of continuing on the tune ‘all of me.’ We began by deciding to stick to one groove to focus on getting the notes right, and then trying to remember to avoid the 6th and avoid filling in random notes on until the 8th bar of a section. 53 more words


Guitar lesson 10/11/15

In today’s lesson we recapped the things we discussed in the previous lesson, we advanced the leapfrog exercise by playing it with triplets and quads to help me develop my playing beyond scalar lead lines. 78 more words


Bass Lesson 4/11/15

In todays lesson we looked at the tune ‘All of me.’

We started with just playing the root and 5th of each chord to get familiar with how the tune goes, and then we began using the harmony notes of the chords. 80 more words


Bass lesson 21/10/15

So today we began by me explaining how I want to work on my three finger technique as I am trying to practice playing my band’s tracks without a pick. 139 more words


Guitar lesson 20/10/15

In todays lesson with Cliff we continued on from last week with developing my knowledge of modes, and I was handed a handout with pretty much every scale and mode that i’ll probably ever need to understand.  93 more words


Bass lesson 14/10/15

Today we we continued with the functions of the diatonic notes in G, and using the arpeggio’s to establish the chords, and then began working them into the tune ‘autumn leaves.’  73 more words


Keeping track of your technical progress

Students often bring a number of books to lessons… unless they leave them at home, and that happens too! But what if you have a really creative way of helping your student (and yourself!) keep track of their technical progress? 71 more words