Intermediate/Advanced Live Q+A (January 2022)
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01/13/2022 11:00 am (PST)
In the January 2022 Live Q&A, Jonny answered all of your music questions.
04:12 – Q: What do you do on a 2-measure stretch of nothing?
10:26 – Q: In a jazz ballad, what are some techniques to create inner movement?
16:26 – Q: How do piano arrangements convert orchestra music into a piano solo?
17:39 – Q: What do the B sections of That’s All, Satin Doll, Honey Suckle Rose have in common?
20:25 – Q: How to approach the Key Courses as advanced?
24:00 – Q: What lessons cover LH patterns for Broadway accompaniment?
26:45 – Q: What are some exercises/courses I can do without a piano?
30:25 – Q: How to learn blues riffs in other keys?
30:58 – Q: Can you explain the “attack” position for fingers being on or above the key?
32:43 – Q: What’s the difference between Library & Learning Tracks?
36:33 – Q: Tips for the rolls in St. Louis Blues Challenge?
38:57 – Q: Am I reinforcing incorrect behavior if I play something wrong multiple times?
42:42 – Q: In the 2-5-1 Soloing courses, how to master progressions happening over 2 instead of 4 bars?
45:56 – Q: When improvising blues, how many bars of each technique do you do?
49:35 – Q: Can you give practical tips for playing with backing tracks?
51:21 – Q: Ideas for playing What a Wonderful World in an interesting way?
55:01 – Q: Can you show the descending chord movements in My Funny Valentine?
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