SBL’s Fretboard Challenge Week 1

I constructed some PDF Files to outline the practice exercises for the fretboard challenge. I am directing SBL members here for the sake of not bogging down their site with countless PDF Files. This is the first week exercise, at the first layer, the further layers are just removing beats so from 4 to 2Continue reading “SBL’s Fretboard Challenge Week 1”

Notation Part 2: Articulations

I quickly glazed over this handout, since much of this is based on the content in the previous handout, Musical Notation and Reading. I will be actively filming the exercises where I will be talking about how to achieve these articulations in your playing.

Primary Notation Challenges Handout

I am leading with the handout on this one, specifically because I have to internalize the lines so I can play them properly for the demonstration. This will also require I polish my guitar chops a bit more. That being said, the tools needed to play and learn these are all in the notation posts,Continue reading “Primary Notation Challenges Handout”

Music Theory II: Intervals Handout

In this post you will find the Supporting PDF materials for the video, Music Theory II: Intervals. The video itself will not be as in depth as the PDF, but the video will provide the exercises I do to practice ear training. So the PDF will give you the background knowledge needed to put theContinue reading “Music Theory II: Intervals Handout”

ILMT Music Theory I: The Major Scale

This is the first in a series of theory videos, here we will focus on the Major Scale, Mastering it over the Fretboard, and superficially touch on Intervals. I go over the patternistic and the formulaic approaches, and combine two separate exercises into one mega exercise to learn the major scale over the entire fretboard.Continue reading “ILMT Music Theory I: The Major Scale”