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Sidney Artez | Guitar Tuition in Sheffield
  • Don't Make Excuses


    Don't Make Excuses

    Sometimes "later" becomes "never"...

    Day 12. Don't make excuses. Sometimes "later" becomes "never". #guitar #lessons #tuition #sheffield #practicemakesprogress

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  • Deight

    • Post By: Sidney
    • Date: Wed, 08 Jan 2020
    • Tags: #guitar #lessons #tuition #sheffield #rotherham #24minutewarmup

    Deight

    It will only ever exist there and then

    Deight. Reyt. This 24 minute warm-up dealio is good. Great, in fact. I feel a lot of improvement over the last week. Tonight was about improvisation. I feel that improv is the most important part of being a musician; it's where you find out who you are. It is all of your inspirations merged into one. It's everything you've practiced and it will …

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  • On the seventh day of Sidmas...

    • Post By: Sidney
    • Date: Tue, 07 Jan 2020
    • Tags: #practicemakesprogress #guitar #lessons #tuition #sheffield #rotherham

    On the seventh day of Sidmas...

    On the seventh day of Sidmas...

    Recently, me and a student were looking at ways to explore more of the fretboard after he mentioned feeling "stuck" in one place on his guitar. So, we took both minor and major pentatonic shapes and combined them into this crazy three-note-per-string pattern. More options, more inspiration and there's always more to find.

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  • Sometimes it's good to break the monotony


    Sometimes it's good to break the monotony

    Dominant 7th arpeggio with chromatic notes

    Post no. 6 Sometimes it's good to break the monotony; here's a sweet dominant 7th lick I've been working on for a couple of years. I love these kinds of licks. Ciao. P.S. Yes, I warmed up for 24 mins. And yes, it is getting easier... slightly.

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  • Embrace the warm-up


    Embrace the warm-up

    Embrace the Warm-up

    Night 5. One has to embrace the warm-up, become one with the warm-up, think not what the warm-up can do for you but what you can do for the warm-up... or something philosophical like that. After receiving some inquiry as to what on earth I was talking about on day 2, I decided to clear it up in this short video. I decided that maybe tackling …

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  • Day 4 of ???


    Day 4 of ???

    Day 4 of ???

    All of the recent three-note-per-string nonsense inspired me to create a lick using just that technique in a variety of ways. The 24 minute warm-up is getting easier, especially when there's a good movie on to keep me entertained. I think I'm trying to say that I don't enjoy warming up; I need to fix this. Here's some 3NPS shreddage: #guitar # …

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  • It's been so cold....


    It's been so cold....

    Practice Makes Progress

    It's been so cold, I warmed up twice today.Here's some footage of me losing my mind with these picking patterns.42 minutes:3 different picking patterns, 7 modes, 2 minutes each.#practicemakesprogress #guitarlessons #guitartuition #sheffield

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  • The second day of the rest of my life...


    The second day of the rest of my life...

    The second day of the rest of my life...

     Today was a continuation of yesterday's coordination concept and heading back to basics...the major scale. Different finger combinations using three note-per-string patterns:3 different patterns, 7 modes of the major scale and all for 2 mins each. And yes, I included the 24 minute warm-up from yesterday = 66 mins. Not bad numbers for a Wednesday.

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  • Long Term Goals are Important


    Long Term Goals are Important

    Long Term Goals are Important

    Ok, it's late in the day but I've been inspired to keep track of how much I practice daily and to share it publicly. In fact, I may have lifted this idea from a good friend of mine who's into working out, cheers Craig. I'm doing this not only to observe my progress over a long period of time but in hope to inspire at least one person into …

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Day 84

Day 84

Look. Guitar isn't the most comfortable of …

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7ty 6ix

7ty 6ix

Arpeggios in 7/8. Accending minor 7, descending …

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Seven and five, seventy-five.

Seven and five, seventy-five.

Sunday Funday. I spent 4 hours writing a tune …

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