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  • Seven and five, seventy-five.

    • Post By: Sidney
    • Date: Sun, 15 Mar 2020
    • Tags: #guitar #acoustic #electric #lessons #tuition #sheffield #rotherham #guitarist #guitarplayer #practicemakesprogress

    Seven and five, seventy-five.

    If playing your instrument is a chore, you're doing it wrong. Get inspired.

    Sunday Funday. I spent 4 hours writing a tune today and this video has nothing to do with it 😂 Harmonic minor is a lot of fun and the theme is sticking: if you're not having fun, you're doing it wrong. If playing your instrument is a chore, you're doing it wrong. Get inspired. YouTube is only a click away. Ask your friends. Ask your teachers. …

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  • 1000001


    1000001

    If you're not having fun, you're doing it wrong.

    I can get really anxious about posting videos and such on social media, I worry about that **** that one needn't worry about: "What if this video isn't as good as the last one?" and "what if someone notices I only have two hoodies?". This morning was heavy on the Blues, specifically Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac; I had so much fun that it inspired …

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  • All the 5's - 55

    • Post By: Sidney
    • Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2020
    • Tags: #jazz #guitar #electric #acoustic #lessons #tuition #sheffield #rotherham #guitarist #guitarplayer #practicemakesprogress

    All the 5's - 55

    All the 5's - 55

    I once heard it's all about the notes that one doesn't play, and I'm starting to understand this. That said, I'm not going to play into all of the cliche jazz talk I've been exposed to recently. I'm gonna approach this the same way I approach all of my playing, as should you - if you think it sounds good, it sounds good. 2 5 1 

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  • Slow and Steady

    • Post By: Sidney
    • Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2020
    • Tags: guitar #lessons #tuition #sheffield #rotherham #jazz #chord #progression

    Slow and Steady

    Slow and Steady

    Today was a test of patience. I caught the A train (jk, I'll look at that tune in the near future) and didn't expect to end up somewhere familiar, but there we have it. This chord progression is descending diatonically in 4ths(ish) and is a real pain in the jazz. I'm excited for tomorrow.

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  • Droopy Drawers

    • Post By: admin
    • Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2020
    • Tags: #guitar #acoustic #lessons #tuition #sheffield #rotherham #guitarist #guitarplayer #jazz #practicemakesprogress #metronome #fender

    Droopy Drawers

    Droopy Drawers

    I haven't practiced for 2 days. I guess I took "slow and steady" too literally. None the less, I'm still trying to slooowwwwww down and pay more attention to each note. Old habits die hard. I'm gonna jump on the jazz train and see where I end up. Thanks @georgecook4195 for the inspiration to keep pushing on in discomfort. 

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  • Day Forté

    • Post By: Sidney
    • Date: Sun, 09 Feb 2020
    • Tags: #guitar #lessons #tuition #sheffield #rotherham #guitarist #guitarplayer #practicemakesprogress

    Day Forté

    Day Forté

    Slow and steady. A few days ago, I post a video of a rather beautiful chord progression that I ripped out of an old song I wrote. Today, I included new melodies and have some fun with textures. I don't feel like I played much; at least, not by the usual standard, but I'm learning more about the importance of breathing. If one compares playing an …

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  • Triginta septem

    • Post By: Sidney
    • Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2020
    • Tags: #acoustic #guitar #lessons #tuition #sheffield #rotherham #guitarist #guitarplayer #practicemakesprogress #fender #slowandsteady #metronome

    Triginta septem

    This month I plan on going slow and steady.

    If watching The Godfather has taught me anything, it's that I have 3 hours spare in a day. The whole point is to be well rounded and I feel I wouldn't roll very well. So, I guess this is a realisation that it's as important to work on your weaknesses as it is your strengths. This month I plan on going slow and steady. It's way too easy to fall …

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  • 36 crazy licks...

    • Post By: Sidney
    • Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2020
    • Tags: #guitar #lessons #tuition #sheffield #rotherham #guitarist #guitarplayer #practicemakesprogress #metronome #thegodfather #36crazyfists

    36 crazy licks...

    36 crazy licks...

    Just kidding. I'm watching The Godfather Pt. 2 

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  • It's the 31st. January can jog on

    • Post By: Sidney
    • Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2020
    • Tags: #guitar #lessons #tuition #sheffield #rotherham #guitarist #guitarplayer #practice #metronome #hybridpicking

    It's the 31st. January can jog on

    It's the 31st. January can jog on.

    24 minute warm ups we're a good idea, but maaaaaan it got boring fast. I have learnt this: 1, no one needs to warm up for 24 minutes and 2, I made a very valuable exercise become a chore with how I approached it. Next month will be different. However, I've had fun for the last few days with some hybrid picking that has slotted perfectly into my …

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  • Day 28 2: The Day After Day 28

    • Post By: admin
    • Date: Thu, 30 Jan 2020
    • Tags: #guitarlessons #guitar #guitarplayer #guitarist #sheffield #rotherham #paradiddle #hybridpicking #guitartuition

    Day 28 2: The Day After Day 28

    Day 28 2: The Day After Day 28

    I think I'm on to something with this lick. It's evolving. I'm working on something that started from a damn drum rudiment. I've practiced for two hours today and it's not over yet. 

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295 - YFWYNWYLWTL

295 - YFWYNWYLWTL

I made a solo for this tune I'm trying to …

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269 - Making a new friend...

269 - Making a new friend...

Hello, it's me. It's been a while but I'm back …

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178 - Let's make music

178 - Let's make music

In this video I'm going to show you some typical …

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