Extended Season 2020
Booth Shot Lincoln REVISITED — Try out the new trick (see Hunting the Buffalo) of cross tuning AEAE on this familiar tune. TUNE GENTLY, now is not a time to break strings. Your instruments can definitely handle it, but just go gentle — VIDEO Cross tuned Or just have some fun with Booth Shot Lincoln by adding lots of shuffles! (No cross tuning necessary!) — Shuffles
Galtee Ranger EAR TUNE WEEK #3 — VIDEO Galtee Ranger The Galtee Ranger lends itself to lots of rolls and cuts. I’ve broken this into two videos, the first on adding the left hand ornament known as a roll and the second focusing on the right hand ornament known as a bowed triplet or a cut.
Hunting The Buffalo EAR TUNE WEEK #1 — VIDEO Hunting the Buffalo Now try out the ear tune cross tuned in AEAE. TUNE GENTLY, now is not a time to break strings. Your instruments can definitely handle it, but just go gentle —– Learning to cross tune
Things to do with tunes
Annika’s Exercises, Tips and Scales
DOODLING on your instrument- a very useful and beneficial component of practice In this video I look briefly at the 4 important components of practice and then delve into that 4th one (which is the most neglected) of “make something up” I look at 3 ways to do this: gentle doodles, re-writting endings, and exploring arpeggios over chord sequences. Backing track for that 1 4 1 5 chord sequence from the DOODLING video in 3 keys for you to doodle around on
Intro to Chopping And then by request, I took on the topic of chopping… as I mention in the video, there are so many other great resources out there for this, so if chopping intrigues you, check out some other tutorials too!
Tips for shoulder, back, neck, hand pain so here are just a few thoughts and tips on avoiding that or dealing with it if it’s already set in