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Jonny May
01/13/2022 10:00 am (PST)

In the January 2022 Live Q&A, Jonny answered all of your music questions.

05:07 – Q: Any tips for increasing speed on guide tones in Autumn Leaves lesson 4?

07:18 – Q: When selecting scales for improv, do you choose in regard to how they sound together?

11:24 – Q: I’m having trouble with left hand accompaniment.

12:21 – Q: What is an effective way to learn to do a far jump to the correct note?

16:17 – Q: How do you play left hand chords quickly without looking?

19:06 – Q: What is a 2-5 of 2?

24:04 – Q: Any suggestions for volume control independence in each hand?

27:58 – Q: How do you tell if a note is flat or sharp on sheet music?

28:55 – Q: How to use the pedal on Summertime?

31:36 – Q: Should I be writing my arrangements down?

34:21 – Q: What is the best way to play the 3rd & 7th of chords?

37:48 – Q: I do ok with the lessons, but when I try with the backing track I get lost.

39:00 – Q: How do you use the pedal in blues?

40:58 – Q: How long until you were able to play full throttle from a fake book?

45:48 – Q: Are we supposed to change scales every time we change chords?

50:12 – Q: How do you create your own real book?

52:46 – Q: As a beginner, which hand should I be looking at when I’m playing?

53:45 – Q: Please explain add 9 chords vs 9 chords?



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