August 15, 2016
Back in the day, I made Sight-Reader stream for 2 bars, then 4 bars... In Guitar SightReader Toolbox, I decided to make SightReader show static sight-reading bars.
I remember seeing my friend Paul (a bass player friend of mine) get excited with the early version of Sig...
June 20, 2016
I'm still working hard on the Windows version 5.0.0. My goal is to do away with all 3rd party needed software. Java will still be required - I'm looking at adding it in the install.
I'm also going to add recording to the sight-reading tool.
It's great to read musi...
August 13, 2015
Here is a list of the expected jazz repertiore for the New Zealand School of Music Bachelor degree...
I would suggest checking out the youtube version of each song and listening to it until you can play it back in your mind.
A. Learn the Chords
B. Learn the Melody
April 12, 2015
I came across a really, really cool way to generate original licks using SightReader!
First of all, choose an interesting scale and key. Choose the timing subdivisions and interval jumps you'd like to have in your lick.
Then just generate and play until you come across...
Sight-reading on guitar is harder than most other instruments, However, it comes down to just doing it. Just practicing it.
Unless your garden has a tree that grows money, sight-reading material, especially for a particular level of ability costs quite a bit of money.
In order not to lose your place when you are reading music, I suggest you move your eyes and not your head – also, if needed, hold your guitar so that you can see both the fret-board and the sheet music in the same field of vision.
That means you don’t need to move yo...
Beginning work on Sightreading Streamer
Current work on GSRT
New Zealand School of Music Repertiore
Generating cool licks with SightReader
I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!