Guitar Stuff for 4.9.19

 

1) Warm-up: Try "pedal" exercise -- start on the 5th fret, and move down to the 1st when comfortable.

2) C family chords: play through rhythm exercises

2) C family chords: play through chords for "Lean on Me". You can also play through the melody if you get motivated.  =)

e-1-2-1-3|-1-4-1-3|-1-2-1--|--------|--------|--------|
B--------|--------|--------|-1-2-1-3|-1-4-1-3|-1-2-1--| and so on. =)
G--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
A--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
E--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

"Pedal" exercise

play the pattern shown below on each string.  Keep your #1 finger on the fret you begin on!

1  2  3  4
1  2  3  4
1  2  3  4
1 2 3 4

Strum or clap through the exercises with the provided chord, counting to four for each measure and only strumming when a note is above the number.

1  2  3  4
1  2  3  4
1  2  3  4
1 2 3 4
1  2  3  4
1  2  3  4
1  2  3  4
1 2 3 4
1  2  3  4
1  2  3  4
1  2  3  4
1 2 3 4
1  2  3  4
1  2  3  4
1  2  3  4
1 2 3 4
1  2  3  4
1  2  3  4
1  2  3  4
1 2 3 4
1  2  3  4
1  2  3  4
1  2  3  4
1 2 3 4

C major

F major

G major

A minor

Lean On Me

Bill Withers

  C          F |          C |          Em|     G 

Verse

e--------------|------------|------------|----------
B--------------|------------|------------|----------
G--------------|------------|------------|----------
D--------------|------------|------------|----------
A----------7-8-|---8-7------|--------7---|-7--------
E-8---8-10-----|-------10-8-|---8-10-----|-----10---
C           F |          C |            | G   C   
e--------------|------------|------------|----------
B--------------|------------|------------|----------
G--------------|------------|------------|----------
D--------------|------------|------------|----------
A----------7-8-|---8-7------|--------7---|----------
E-8---8-10-----|-------10-8-|---8-10-----|-7---8----
e-0-----|----0-0-----|------------|--------0---|-0--------
B---3-1-|--------3-1-|----1-0-----|----1-3-----|-----3----
G-------|------------|--------2-0-|------------|----------
D-------|------------|------------|------------|----------
A-------|------------|------------|------------|----------
E-------|------------|------------|------------|----------
e----0-0-----|------------|----0-------|----------
B-1------3-1-|----1-0-----|------3-3-1-|-0---3-1--
G------------|--------2-0-|------------|----------
D------------|------------|------------|----------
A------------|------------|------------|----------
E------------|------------|------------|----------

Chorus

E minor

Guitar Stuff for 4.2.19

 

1) Warm-up: Continue practicing "Auld Lang Syne" with the slide below

2) C family chords: play through rhythm exercises shown below.  Focus on C and F -- play all seven lines maintaining same chord, and then attempt switching between lines. Add Am and G when you're comfortable.

Auld Lang Syne

e-----------0---------0--------0--3--5---
B---1--0-1----3--1-3----3-1--1-----------
G-0--------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------
A----------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------

e-5--3--0-0-------------0----------------
B------------1--3--1-3----3-1----------1-
G------------------------------2-2--0----
D----------------------------------------
A----------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------

Guitar Stuff for 3.26.19

 

1) Warm-up: Practice "ABCs" and "Auld Lang Syne" with the slides below

2) Take a look through provided curriculum.

e------------------------------
B------------------------------
G-----2-2-4-4-2---0-0----------
D-0-0-----------------4-4-2-2-0
A------------------------------
E------------------------------

e-----------------------------
B-----------------------------
G-2-2-0-----------2-2-0-------
D---------4-4-2----------4-4-2
A-----------------------------
E-----------------------------

e------------------------------
B------------------------------
G-----2-2-4-4-2---0-0----------
D-0-0-----------------4-4-2-2-0
A------------------------------
E------------------------------

The "ABCs"
also: "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" and "Baa Baa Black Sheep"