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So far Daniel Schlombs has created 24 blog entries.

April 8th

Eliana What to practice: The Thrill is Gone - BB King (lead/rhythm) Recommended practice time: 15+ minutes daily Keys to effective practice: For what we are doing currently, the key will be to be using your ears, and trusting them. While playing rhythm experiment with different ways of mixing up the progression in terms of vamping versus extending the chords, [...]

2021-09-06T04:56:18-04:00April 9th, 2021|

April 1st!

Hey everyone, hope you all get to enjoy the long weekend!   Eliana Recommended practice time: 10-15 minutes daily What to practice: BB King - The Thrill is Gone Keys for effective practice: Play along with the studio recording of the track and if needed slow down the track on Youtube or with an extension. Really focus on matching the [...]

2021-09-06T03:06:28-04:00April 4th, 2021|

March 25th

Eliana What to practice: Modes off one root, Fade to Black Solo How long to practice: 15-20 minutes daily Keys to effective practice: While playing the modes really focus on internalizing the sound and shape of each scale and how it differs from the one before and after it. It would be helpful to also play the corresponding chord for [...]

2021-03-26T11:07:30-04:00March 26th, 2021|

March 18th – Makeup Lessons/March Break!

Simon Recommended practice time: 15 minutes daily What to practice: Autumn Leaves, Ain't Misbehavin' - chords, arpeggios, improvising Keys to effective practice: There are 2 main things that I believe you should focus on that will help you greatly: listening to and recreating/mimicking the melodies, rhythms, solos, etc... of recordings, and getting the arpeggio, chord shapes, and scales under your [...]

2021-03-20T11:25:03-04:00March 20th, 2021|

March 11th Crew!

Eliana (link) What to practice: Savior by Rise Against, The Offspring guitar solo, G major/modes (check your dropbox for the updated version) How long to practice: 15-20 minutes daily Keys to effective practice: The transition from the intro into the verse is our main focus for Savior. Check out the "Savior Rhythm Study" in Dropbox and you'll find in written [...]

2021-03-12T15:05:38-05:00March 12th, 2021|

March 4th!

Eliana How long to practice: 10-15 minutes daily What to practice: Arpeggios, G Major Modes, Rise Against - Savior Keys to effective practice: We're now trekking into territory of really mapping out the fretboard of the guitar, and I want to make sure you understand the different scales and positions on the instrument as music, not simply shapes; after all [...]

2021-03-05T13:09:52-05:00March 5th, 2021|

February 25th!

Eliana How much to practice: 10-15 minutes daily What to practice: Rise Against - Savior, the song + arpeggio/scale exercises Keys to effective practice: When practicing the arpeggios the goal will be to get them off the paper and into your mind so you can really focus on how each one feels and sounds, as well as how they feel [...]

2021-02-26T21:25:23-05:00February 26th, 2021|

February 18th

Eliana (Lesson link) Recommended Practice Time: 10 minutes daily What to Practice: Rise Against - Savior Keys to Effective Practice: Experiment with how you want to mute the strings, maybe it'll be with your index, maybe your thumb, some people do this with their middle finger even! Whatever works for you is what works best, which is why there are [...]

2021-02-19T23:08:50-05:00February 19th, 2021|

February 11th

Eliana (Homework link) Recommended practice time: 10 minutes daily What to practice: Against Me! - Thrash Unreal & I Was a Teenage Anarchist Keys to success: For the rhythm lines here it's mostly going to be building confidence and familiarity through repetition. You have most of these parts down already, so try your best to get down in your memory [...]

2021-02-13T21:53:51-05:00February 13th, 2021|

February 5th!

Eliana (lesson material link) How long to practice: 10-15 minutes daily What to practice: I want you to be able to play through all the rhythm parts of Thrash Unreal, beginning to end, at a tempo that you can do so with 80%+ accuracy. Also, take a look at "I Was a Teenage Anarchist" and try playing it through once [...]

2021-02-05T11:33:06-05:00February 5th, 2021|
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