Memories by Si Cliff

Lessons - Guitar, Ukulele, Drum Kit and other skills


Guitar Club Online Youtube Channel


A newly launched video channel with the focus on guitar arrangements for groups & ensembles check out Guitar Club Online on YT.
Click the above image logo to be taken there!
Click play to see an arrangement of the Pink Panther Theme




Private & School/College Lessons

lessons

Si Cliff is an experienced teacher, musician and performer who has taught in schools, colleges and privately in groups or 1-1 sessions.
Lessons are designed around you and focus on practical skills as well as learning the songs you enjoy. Si has taught all ages and can provide a DBS check. He currently teaches in SNS school in Hackney and Kilmorie School in Forrest Hill as well as privately.

Topics Covered
▪ Acoustic Guitar  ▪ Electric Guitar  ▪ Drum kit  ▪ Ukulele  ▪ Music Theory  ▪ Reading Rhythms ▪ Notation  ▪ Grades    ▪ Improvisation  ▪ Technique  ▪ Band Skills  ▪ Reading Music  ▪ Recording

Styles Covered
▪ Pop ▪ Rock ▪ Soloing & Lead Guitar ▪ Finger-picking ▪Indie ▪ Blues ▪ Folk ▪ Rhythm Guitar

▪ PDF lessons are given out in lessons & students get extra access to more downloadable lessons *see below*
▪ Chord charts, tab and notation will be provided for pieces, songs and techniques learnt in lessons


Si teaches at his music studio in South East London or can travel for an extra charge. Video & audio of Si playing can be found on other pages on this site.

To book a lesson with Si or find out about rates please go here.     Login for access to more recources & sheets.

| Below is a preview of some pdf lessons to use as a free resource |

Guitar Lessons

1. Warm up exercises 2. The Guitar Neck [notes names diagram] 3. Rhythm Sheet 1
4. Major Scale and arpeggios [E, A & D strings] 5. Minor Scale and arpeggios [E, A & D strings] 6. 5 Pentatonic Shapes 
7. Chord Shapes [open position] 8. Pick Technique 1 9. Pick Technique 2
10. Power Chords Shapes 11. Strumming Rhythms 1 12. Strumming Rhythms 2
  Advanced Guitar Lessons    
13. Chord Inverstions Sheet 1 [major/minor] 14. Chord Inversion Sheet 2 [m7, maj7, dom7] 15. Intervals - 6ths [Major]
*For help with how to practice, read music or guitar tablature click here.  

Drum Lessons

1. Rudiments Sheet 2. Rhythm Sheet 1 2 3. Drum Grooves 1 [4/4]
4. Drum Grooves 2 [6/8] 5. Drum Fills 1 [4/4] 6. Drum Fills 2 [4/4]
7. Famous Drum Grooves 1 8. Famous Drum Grooves 2 9. Practice Routines
Advanced Drum Lessons    
10. Drum Grooves 4 Accent hi-hits 11. Drum Grooves 5 hi-hat indepenence 12. Drum Grooves 6 move the 1

Theory Lessons

1. Triads [and the major scale] 2. Modes and Scales [chord related] 3. Chord Sequences & number systems [major]
4. Chord Sequences 2 [minor]    
     

Helpful Sheets & Group Lessons

1. Samba Rhythms 2. Blank Tab [2 pages] 3. 2 Page Practice Diary
4. Blank Chord Boxes [4] 5. Mission Impossible [3 guitars] 6. Pink Panther [3 Guitars]
7. James Bond Theme [3 guitars] 8. My Baby Left Me [12 Bar Blues] - to access more sheets please login

 

lessons collage


October

2017