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”

ILMT Music Theory IV A: Staff Notes

This is less of an exercise video and more of a fretboard geography lesson in regard to the Staff, for reading purposes. The Handout is not yet completed but will be soon, along with the follow up video on Notation! Feel free to contact me here or via email at Harry.Felker

Permutations 3: Plucking Hand Permutations

A skill I have only recently started playing with, full hand finger picking, and how I am working on the skill. As with all the permutation videos, the Handout is available on this post. If you are in the mood to support my in my endeavors, the shirt I am wearing (pictured below) and manyContinue reading “Permutations 3: Plucking Hand Permutations”

Permutations 1: Fretting Hand Permutations (Chromatics)

In this video we engage in a preliminary look into permutations, how to approach them, and why they are important. This introduction focuses on chromaticism and gaining the finger independence that translates to more fluid playing. The Above video is the wrong one I apologize for the inconvenience Corrected! The Workbook