Shire Session Notes Monday January 18th

Monday, January 18, 2016 by Craig Bosnick | Weekly Monday Session Notes

3:45pm Piano 2b w/Natalie:

  • Prelude Second Page
  • Reviewed Lotus Blossom
  • Learned dynamic pianissimo
  1. Work on pedal coordination in Lotus Blossom
  2. Contune pracricing Prelude

4:15pm Advanced Drums w/Craig:

  • Reviewde Pg 28 32nd Notes
  • Worked through Pg 29 32nd note double stroke rolls and drum fills
  • Incorporated 32nd fills on Pg 29 into famliar beat pattern
  • Worked on That's Not Freedom Drum Solo Pg 72 - beginning middle and end
  1. Play through Pg 28 & 29 slow and fast
  2. Pracrtice That's Not Freedom Drum Solo (write out beat counts if needed)
  3. Practice incorporatin Pg 29 drum fills into familiar beats (go back and forth betwee HighHat and Ride)

4:15pm Piano 1b w/Natalie:

  • Reiewed Pg 27 Symphony Hall
  • Learned Sarah's Musett Pg 28 (Steps and Skips)
  • Sightread My Yo Yo Pg 29 (8va)
  1. Play Sarah's Musette - watch for steps and skips
  2. Play My Yo Yo - remember 8va - play one octave higher

4:45pm Beginning Drums w/Craig:

  • Reviewed Counting Stars, 2 Beats & 2 Fills
  • Reviewed Pg 11 1/8th Note Rests
  • Worked on Pg 11 Drum Fills
  • Incorporated Pg 11 Drum Fills into familiar beats switiching between HighHat and Ride
  • Worked on Pg 56 Rocking Tme Drum Solo
  1. Play Counting Stars beats and fills
  2. Practice Pg 11 1/8th note rests
  3. Practice incorporating Pg 11 Drum fills into famliar beats switching between HighHat and Ride
  4. Pracrice all 5 lines of Pg 56 Rocking Time Drum Solo

4:45pm Piano 1A w/Natalie:

  • Reviewed Jazzy Tune Pg 26 (Skips)
  • Learned Hush Little Baby Pg 27
  • Sightread Let's Take a Trip (3/4 time signature, dotted half note = 3 beats)
  1. Practice Hush Little Baby Pg 27
  2. Practice Let's Take a Trip (Pay attention to 3/4 time and dotted half notes)

6:15pm Advanced Guitar w/Craig:

  • Reviewed Thinking Out Loud and Hook
  • Learned New Song: First Day of My Life By Bright Eyes (New Chords Dm & D7)
  • Reviewed How to Save a Life
  1. Practice Thinking Our Loud and Hook
  2. Work on First Day of My Life
  3. Review What I've Done and Cool Kids in Prep for next week

6:45pm Beginner w/Craig:

  • Started working on Pg 36 Drum Patterns #1, 3, 4
  • Reviewed Pg 7 1/4 and 1/8 notes
  • Reviewd Pg 7 Bass and Snare Drum
  • Worked on Pg 9 Drum Fills
  • Incoproated Pg 9 Drum Fills with Beat 3 on Pg 36
  1. Play Pg 7 Reading Practice and Bass & Snare Drums
  2. Play Drum Fills on Pg 9
  3. Work on Beat #1, 3, 4 on Pg 36 and try 2, 5 & 6

7:15pm Piano 1A w/Craig:

  • Reviewed Pg 36 & 37 (Middle C and F)
  • Learned Pg 38 Waltzing (3/4 time)
  • Learned Pg 39 Aspen Trees (New Note: treble G)
  • Learned Pg 40 Ice Pops
  • Started Twinkling Planets (Playing F, C & G)
  1. Practice Pg 38 (Remember 3/4 Time)
  2. Practice Pg 39 (Play Piano-soft on the repeat)
  3. Practice Pg 40 (3/4 Time)
  4. Practice Pg 41 (softly)

7:45pm Guitar Jam w/Craig:

  • Reviewed Hey Jude (New Chords A7, D7)
  • Reviewd Let it Be and Hook: C G/B Am G (Single and in chord)
  • Learned Have You Ever Seen the Rain and Tablature
  • Gave out Hallellujah for next week (6/8 time)
  1. Play through Hey Jude
  2. Play through Let it Be and clean up the hook in the chorus
  3. Work on Have You Ever Seen the Rain and simple Tablature