Beginner/Intermediate Q+A Submissions (August 2021)
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09/29/2021 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 August.
00:12 – Susan B – I’m learning L-O-V-E, but I don’t know what to do with my left hand.
05:39 – Nicholas B: What’s the important of knowing chord progressions, since most songs only use progressions in small portions?
09:16 – Jason R: Tips on where I should start?
13:16 – David H: What variations do you recommend for left hand while soloing? I tend to use the same voicings over and over.
19:57 – Rebecca N: How often should I practice?
22:37 – Paul R: Tips for creating full pieces from a lead sheet?
24:23 – Len Z: Can you show correct hand & body position when playing?
26:05 – Wayne S: When using a lead sheet, how to tell if it is in a major or minor key?
29:11 – Q: Which courses will help me be more dynamic and versatile with my left hand accompanying and right hand melody?
33:02 – Q: Tips for identifying notes above and below the ledger lines?
37:53 – Q: What passing chords do you use between 5 to 1 chords besides making the fifth chord dominant?
43:04 – Rogerio E: Tips for using upper & lower neighbors?
47:05 – Q: Can you review which grooves are straight vs swung?
49:18 – Jeff S: When would you call a C6 an Am7 and vice versa?
51:40 – Margaret T: Can you explain the progression of Girl From Ipanema?
56:09 – Q: Do you have a guided structure for the courses?
57:40 – Marguerite B: Can you demonstrate the mirroring technique?
1:00:13 – Fernando B: How do you play 8th notes in blues?
1:01:40 – Horst N: How do you play dotted 8th notes in The Way You Look at Me?
1:03:48 – Thomas J: What key is Fly Me to the Moon in?
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