So this summer i want to get in the shed. 8 hours a day. i know this is like saying 'i want to be an Olympic gold medalist' in some ways, but i really want to try it out. i'd appreciate any advice, meditations, experiences with shedding, as i've not practiced that much before in a short span. i really want to do this - to do any job well, it takes this amount of work, so why not give music the same attention ?
i don't claim to know exactly what to practice, but my idea is organizing the time like this for six days a week - *broad catagories*
3-4hrs - technique: picking, legato, switching chords, finger picking
2hrs - improvisation: learning tunes, licks, improvising, analyzing solos
1hr - chord voicings & comping: inversions, transcribed voicings, from books applied to tunes
1hr - sight-reading
and every day, i would transcribe sometime or do ear training, and of crouse listen to music!
i really want some criticism on this, and your ideas on shedding: what to practice, time ratio, books/music to check out, etc.