The Prodigal Altar Boy

Monday, November 21, 2011

Prodigal Altar Boy Countdown: T-40 Days to Go

2011 – Last 100 Days
Prodigal Altar Boy Countdown
T-40 Days to Go
21 November 2011

Goal:  1 hour per day working on the film
Read Karen Everett’s article, “How to Hold a Successful Rough Cut Screening”
Read Karen Everett’s article “Rate Your Documentary’s Potential”
Listened to Karen Everett interview with Cynthia Kane of ITVS
Total time:  1 hour

Goal:  30 minutes per day music practice
Warm-up on the MojoCaster
Pat Metheny – warm up exercise #1 bars 1-4 (15X)
Talkin’ Loud and Sayin’ Nothing – Living Colour version
It’s Your Thing – Isley Brothers
“So What” – Miles Davis
Total time:  1 hour

Goal:  15 minutes exercise per day
Viking Warrior Conditioning
36:36 Protocol – 18 reps per set – 16kg kettlebell
20 sets
Total time:  24:04

Goal:  15 minutes per day working on the score for the movie
“Granby Street” – 2X on the MojoCaster, focus on lyrics, tempo and ending
“Dies Irae” – 20X  in groups of five, allowing me to focus on execution
After playing “Dies Irae” twenty times, broke down the octave and dyad climbs
 “So What” – Miles Davis (watched Jazz on the Tube clip of “Tutu” so had to get back to Miles)
Total Time:  30 minutes