The Prodigal Altar Boy

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

T-31 Days to Go - Real Amp? - CHECK!

2011 – Last 100 Days
Prodigal Altar Boy Countdown
T-31 Days to Go
30 November 2011

Goal:  1 hour per day working on the film
Watched Karen Everett’s Story Doctor Kit video #1, “Narration & Exposition”
Holding a Rough Cut Screening – “Common/Helpful Feedback”
Clarifyng the Characters
Structuring Characters
Total time:  45 minutes

Goal:  30 minutes per day music practice
MojoCaster warm-up
“So What”  - Miles Davis
“It’s Your Thing” – Isley Brothers
 “Talkin’ Loud and Sayin’ Nothing” – Living Colour version
Pat Metheny – Etude #1 bars 1-4 20X. 
Total time:  1 hour

Goal:  15 minutes exercise per day
Glute 2 program
Total time:  30 minutes

Goal:  15 minutes per day working on the score for the movie
“Dies Irae” – 25X  in groups of five, allowing me to focus on execution
A Dorian intervallic riff  - this riff was where the Am –D7 riff came from.  Need to multitrack this with the chords to see if it works.
Am – D7 chord progression, pulling in palm mute A and A octave and D bass. 
 “Granby Street” – 2X On the MojoCaster, focus on lyrics, tempo and ending
E – B/D# - C#min – A  R&B chordal riff work.  Focus on smooth transitions and tone.
R&B riff work from Gospel Skillz DVD
Total Time:  30 minutes

Notes:  Spent 30 minutes working with the ART T-28 amplifier.  So far so good. 
Hey Gary, Real amp? – Check!