The Art of Self Analysis

Everyone wants to be a better player; that’s why we practice. Being able to look at your own playing and see what works and what needs improvement is an art in itself. Even if you are working with an instructor you need to be able to objectively look at your own playing. Here are a few pointers that might help.

Target Practice

Struggling with a section of a tune or a particular note progression?  Do you spend a lot of time browsing through exercise books to find the right exercise and it still doesn’t help?  How do you break down and target an issue in a way that is fun and effective?