Tag : woodshedding

Karate Chops for Woodshedding

Use Karate Chops to break up the notes and make woodshedding fun! Karate masters break boards and bricks to show their mastery of a skill. Musicians can use music “karate chops”

Practice Session, part 6: Review

Review: Time to Revisit, Reflect, and Plan. The sixth and final part of a productive practice session wraps everything up and puts a bow on it. If you’re just starting this

Bite Sized Pieces (Woodshedding technique)

BITE SIZE PIECES – technique exercise This blog post is part of a series on woodshedding. For more ideas on how to invigorate your practicing with new and creative ideas, check

Woodshedding: Grouping Game

GROUPING GAME for your Woodshedding arsenal. Woodshedding is the process of isolating a difficult section of music and practicing it until the technical issues are resolved. In other blog posts,

Rhythm Spinner Game

The Rhythm Spinner Game is an excellent tool for woodshedding difficult passages. Like the Articulation Game, the Rhythm Spinner adds an element of chance to spice up your practicing. For

Woodshedding: The Articulation Game Woodshedding: The Articulation Game

“Woodshedding” is musician-speak for practicing, especially when working on difficult passages. Woodshedding is the process of isolating a hard section of the music and practicing it until the technical issues