Sadie's LESSON LOG

LessoNs 1-10
 


Lesson 10 (12.21.17) | Online Guitar Tuner

EXERCISES

1. Walk-Ups (skipping a fret between fingers)

- double pick each note, practicing your down-pick and up-pick motions

2. Jazzy Blues Scale

Song Recording: Jazzy Blues Scale

Song Recording: "Great Are You Lord" by All Sons & Daughters

SONG 2: "Last Christmas" by Taylor Swift

- Work on playing and singing at the same time!

- Strum the chord on the chord changes while singing.

Song Recording: "Last Christmas"

SONG 3: "Sweet Creature" by Harry Styles

- Loop each section of the song and work on looking away from the music.

Song Recording: "Sweet Creature" (Intro & Verse) by Harry Styles


Lesson 9 (12.14.17) | Online Guitar Tuner

EXERCISES

1. Walk-Ups (skipping a fret between fingers)

2. Jazzy Blues Scale

SONG 1: "Last Christmas" by Taylor Swift

- Plan on adding vocals for next lesson!

SONG 2: "Sweet Creature" by Harry Styles

- Loop each section to practice playing through without stopping/pauses

- Once you have looped each section, try putting the whole song together

For Next Time, we will do recordings of your Jazzy Blues Scale, as well as "Great Are You Lord," "Last Christmas" and "Sweet Creature."


Lesson 8 (12.7.17) | Online Guitar Tuner

EXERCISES

1. Walk-Ups (skipping a fret between fingers)

2. Jazzy Blues Scale

SONG 1: "Last Christmas" by Taylor Swift

- Let's focus on this one to get it ready to play for Christmas!

- Use your capo on the 5th fret.

- Down-strum 8th notes, accenting every 3rd down-strum out of 4.

- Each chord is played for 2 measures; that means there will be 16 down-strums on each chord.

- Extra Credit (not required): Try singing the sing while playing!

SONG 2: "Sweet Creature" by Harry Styles


Lesson 7 (11.30.17) | Online Guitar Tuner | Capos

EXERCISES

1. Walk-Ups

2. Jazzy Blues Scale

 

SONG 1: "Sweet Creature" by Harry Styles

- Loop the pre-chorus and chorus sections to learn the new picking patterns

SONG 2: "Last Christmas" by Taylor Swift

- Use your capo on the 5th Fret to play in the same key as the Youtube Video above

Here is an mp3 in the key of C in case you can't find your capo!


Lesson 6 (11.16.17) | Online Guitar Tuner

EXERCISES

1. Walk-Ups

2. Pentatonic Scale

SONG 1: GREAT ARE YOU LORD

Intro, Verse & Chorus Chords

Bridge Chords

SONG 2: SWEET CREATURE


Lesson 5 (11.9.2017) | Online Guitar Tuner

Song Link: "Sweet Creature" by Harry Styles

New Exercise: The Chromatic Scale


Lesson 4 (11.1.17) | Online Guitar Tuner

Song Link: "Sweet Creature" by Harry Styles

Great Are You Lord:


Lesson 3 (10.26.17) | Online Guitar Tuner

Song Link: "Sweet Creature" by Harry Styles

Verse Chords:

PreChorus Chords:

Chorus Chords:

Chart:


Lesson 2 (10.17.17)

"Great Are You Lord" by All Sons & Daughters

 Intro, Verse & Chorus Chord Progression:

Bridge Chord Progression:


Lesson 1 (9.9.17)

      Pentatonic Scale (1 Octave):