Intermediate/Advanced Live Q+A (February 2021)
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02/10/2021 11:00 am (PST)
In the Intermediate/Advanced February 2021 Live Q&A, Jonny answered all of your music questions.
02:46 – Q: Can you play Honeysuckle Rose in F while saying LH chords?
06:03 – Q: Can I use the 2 hand coordination exercises as an accompaniment technique?
10:37 – Q: Tips for managing the rhythm while improvising?
14:51 – Q: What are the 3 most important things to practice on a daily basis?
18:11 – Q: Can you play Guantanmera in a Latin style?
20:13 – Q: How can I jazz up my pop songs other than adding 7ths?
25:53 – Q: Are there courses/backing tracks for blues in keys besides C?
29:12 – Q: Tips for playing in various keys? Should I be able to play in all 12 keys?
30:13 – Q: How to develop stretch between fingers 5 and 2?
32:39 – Q: How to add passing chords in Nearness of You?
35:48 – Q: When playing upper extensions, would you still use 3 & 7 if you are playing shells?
37:33 – Q: Can you teach the type of Jazz covered in Yannick’s Misty arrangement?
41:44 – Q: How to develop walking bass lines in O Christmas Tree?
43:55 – Q: Are you planning a rock n roll course soon?
44:43 – Q: Is it important to use the same finger when playing slides?
46:33 – Q: Can you demonstrate tritone subs in You Don’t Know Me?
51:25 – Q: When improvising over dominant voicing, what is your go-to blues scale?
54:04 – Q: When a song changes chords every 2 beats, which scales do you use for soloing?
56:51 – Q: If using chord shells & 7ths w/ love progression, which chord shells would you use for Em/G, since the 3rd is in the bass?
59:14 – Q: Can you play stride by going from the low root note to the full 7th chord?
1:05:13 – Q: What’s a good course for comping with a drummer & bass?
1:08:07 – Q: How would you play Mary Had a Little Lamb in a jazzy style?
1:11:46 – Q: What do you call a G/Bdim7, Gdim/C, and E/G7?
1:16:49 – Q: How to harmonize the hungarian style?
1:20:20 – Q: How to improvise I’m Old Fashioned in C while singing?
1:22:35 – Q: Can you suggest some “weird” scales?
1:25:38 – Q: How to figure out passing chords?
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