Time to grade Beautiful Girls!
What is your goal for the day? How do you plan on reaching it?
Can you play line one of Beautiful Girls at 80?
Line 2 of Beautiful Girls!
Work measure by measure.
Step 1: Just the Notes
Step 2: Just the Rhythm
Step 3: Notes and Rhythm, NO TIME (Count the subdivision out loud)
Step 4: Add the metronome SLOW!
Step 5: Once you can play it perfect 5 times in a row without making a mistake move to the next measure)
Creating Chords from a Scale....
Identify the root of the chord then go every other note...
Identify the following chords by inversion type (Root position, 1st inversion, or 2nd inversion)
1. When the Saints
2. Beautiful Girls
1. Figure out the notes first, then move to the rhythm.
2. Before you play with the metronome, can you count and play both hands at the same time (with no steady beat)?
3. Practice one measure at a time. Don't try to move on to measure two if you cant play one.
Put this chord in both 1st inversion and 2nd inversion.
D F A
R 3 5
What is the order of notes from lowest to highest for a first inversion chord and a 2nd inversion chord? (i.e. root position is Root, 3rd, 5th)
Beautiful Girls Music (Start practicing today)
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