Saturday June 15 Lessons – Erin P

Hakim Bee - Fantastic work!! Only thing left to add is the 2 bars between the stars where it is all 16th notes. One begins with D, then Db, then the last one is F major triad. Scary Swing - You know all the notes and patterns up until the F, Eb, Db, C descending section. Go slow and work [...]

2024-06-15T16:56:26-04:00June 15th, 2024|

Saturday, June 15th

Jack Zelda themes (Talus Battle; Guardian Battle) Benny Greb Rhythmic Alphabet (click here to access - bookmakr for future use) --Practice clapping out the different letters from Q-X --As a bonus, begin on th letters A-P (note: these are counted in four as opposed to 3 like Q-X are) Jared Warmups (1min/ea) --Linear triplets: hi tom-->mid tom-->snare goal tempo 190bpm [...]

2024-06-15T15:19:34-04:00June 15th, 2024|

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2023-12-13T14:15:07-05:00June 14th, 2024|

Thursday June 13 Lessons – Erin P

Liam Minuet - Lovely dynamics! Make sure the timing of the end of the first section is correct, Half note followed by quarter note. Sonatina - AWESOME! great dynamics, great tempo. Walk the Talk - All your rhythms were perfect today and I loved your crescendos. Witches and Wizards - Great tempo. When the G minor LH triads and the [...]

2024-06-13T20:24:43-04:00June 13th, 2024|

Tuesday, June 11th

Myles Survivor: Eye of the Tiger --good. Let's focus on the road map! Two strategies: listening to the song, and reading along. Work on both! --See the new section on the sheet in google drive (chorus and post-chorus) and maintain those sections for next week --Get the fill at the end of the chorus up to speed --Please print the [...]

2024-06-11T18:58:06-04:00June 11th, 2024|

Saturday June 8 Lessons – Erin P

Hakim Bee - You do such a good job of keeping the beat in your brain when playing the RH melody, now just play your LH on each beat, like a metronome. I drew vertical lines to show you where all the LH quarter notes fall. Zum Gali Gali - Great work. Look to the page to confirm notes in [...]

2024-06-08T18:08:55-04:00June 8th, 2024|

Saturday, June 8th

Jack Drums: "We will Rock You" Djembe: Zelda themes (Talus Battle; Guardian Battle) Counting in 3 "1 2 3" --On the djembe, we practiced playing the low tone on "1". How would we do that on the drumset? --We can come up with many different patterns in 3. How many can you make that use a low sound on "1"? [...]

2024-06-08T13:57:09-04:00June 8th, 2024|

Thursday June 6 Lessons – Erin P

Liam Minuet - Great! Remember to keep your rests precise, and to sustain the final RH half notes and whole notes. Remember no hesitation between sections. Sonatina - 2-Note slurs are almost all there, look to the page. Walk the Talk - rhythms are dynamics were Awesome today! Witches and Wizards - Connect descending D C Bb A line to [...]

2024-06-06T21:22:25-04:00June 6th, 2024|

Tuesday, June 4th

Myles Survivor: Eye of the Tiger --good. Let's focus on the road map! Two strategies: listening to the song, and reading along. Work on both! --See the new section on the sheet in google drive (chorus and post-chorus) and maintain those sections for next week --Get the fill at the end of the chorus up to speed Refresh Alfred Solo [...]

2024-06-04T19:03:55-04:00June 4th, 2024|

Saturday, June 1st

Jack Drums: "We will Rock You" Djembe: Zelda themes (Talus Battle; Guardian Battle) Jared Warmups (1min/ea) --Linear triplets: hi tom-->mid tom-->snare goal tempo 190bpm --Triplet ex. (Goal Tempo=130) --Sixteenth-Note Exercise (goal tempo = 100) --Singles, Doubles, Paradiddles - goal tempo: 130bpm Stevie Wonder: Superstition --play everything up until the breakdown, we'll learn that big fill next week --Please print*** Josh [...]

2024-06-04T18:58:34-04:00June 4th, 2024|
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