Beginner/Intermediate Q+A Submissions (April 2021)
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05/28/2021 8:00 am (PST)
In this Beginner/Intermediate Q&A Submissions video, Daine answered all of your questions that were submitted in the month of April.
00:44 – Paolo: Where can I learn how to accompany a singer with two hand chords?
01:20 – How often do you practice? Which courses should I work on for blues? How do you use a metronome?
03:39 – Alexander: How do I build improvisation over multiple chords?
04:59 – How do you practice tuplets?
10:13 – Klaus: How do you differentiate dominant diminished from diminished scales?
12:21 – Todd: Can you switch the left hand between styles in a given song?
13:52 – Ray: What is the preferred fingering in paired-chord improv?
16:08 – Luis: How do I swing longer note values?
17:26 – How do you use the dorian mode?
18:19 – Cheryl: What is the dorian key for Eleanor Rigby?
19:51 – Yves: How can I vary patterns for accompaniment?
23:19 – Thomas: How do you finger the diatonic 7th chord exercises?
25:18 – Nialll: How do you memorize the melody of jazz standards?
27:19 – How do you avoid clashing with the guitar and piano?
28:42 – Rich: If you are using a lead sheet in a minor key, how do you know if the 5 chord is major or minor?
29:56 – Daniel: What is the best strategy for developing lines for jazz balads?
31:40 – Val: How do you recognize diminished scales from different positions?
33:37 – Tim: How do I avoid left wrist strain? Any alignment tips?
35:17 – Laurie: What can help with learning the B section of Danny Boy?
36:40 – When you improvise, how do you know which chords go with right hand rhythms?
37:52 – Itche: How do you improve harmonization by ear?
39:16 – Annie: In Fly Me to the moon, can you review the left hand fingering?
41:08 – Violaine: How do you avoid tiredness in the left hand on stride?
42:45 – What advice do you have for practicing scales and exercises while keeping enough time for pieces?
44:02 – Rachel: How do you leave spaces in a solo?
46:05 – Lawrence: How do you memorize music?
48:09 – What do you recommend for making backing tracks?
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