Daily Practice Tips – Weekly Recap

Welcome to the Weekly Recap of my Daily Practice Tips. These tips are posted daily on my Lessons Facebook page and on Twitter with the hashtags #dailypracticetip and #musiclesson

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Tips for the week of 12/2/13 – 12/9/13

Monday’s Tip

If you can’t hear it, you won’t be able to play it. Work on hearing the next note, the next phrase before you play it.

Tuesday’s Tip

The 3 & 7 are the most important notes in any chord. Being able to identify & play them without thinking is vital.

Wednesday’s Tip

Learn how to construct basic bass lines and practice them over chord progressions and you’ll never get lost again.

Thursday’s Tip

Practicing is the best way to discover new things to practice.

Friday’s Tip

Use a technique graph to track your progress & improvement. Check out this blog post to learn how: http://saxymoni.com/2013/12/technique-graph/

Saturday’s Tip

Find the Edge of the Cliff…

Find The Edge of the Cliff Picture

Sunday’s Tip

Scales don’t start and stop on the root in music, so practice them evenly (and in rhythmic patterns) full range of your instrument.


Did you find any of these tips helpful? Let me know in the comments below. See you next week!

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