The Prodigal Altar Boy

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Prodigal Altar Boy: T-39 Days to Go

2011 – Last 100 Days
Prodigal Altar Boy Countdown
T-39 Days to Go
22 November 2011

Goal:  1 hour per day working on the film
Thanksgiving letter sent to the Advisory Board
Listened to Karen Everett interview on Crowd Sourcing
Total time:  45 minutes

Goal:  30 minutes per day music practice
Warm-up on the MojoCaster
Pat Metheny – warm up exercise #1 bars 1-4 (20X)
Talkin’ Loud and Sayin’ Nothing – Living Colour version
It’s Your Thing – Isley Brothers
“So What” – Miles Davis(watched Jazz on the Tube clip of “Tutu” just to vibe on Miles)
Total time:  30 minutes

Goal:  15 minutes exercise per day
Variety mode
Total time:  30 minutes

Goal:  15 minutes per day working on the score for the movie
“Granby Street” – 2X on the MojoCaster, focus on lyrics 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
 A Dorian riff – followed by Am – D7 chord progression, pulling in A and A octave bass (palm mute).
Total Time:  30 minutes