July 2019 Q&A

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Jonny May
07/06/2019 10:00 am (PST)

Watch the PWJ Member Q&A from July  2019, where Jonny answered all your piano and music questions.

08:29 – Q: Pedalling for “Believe”?

19:23 – Q: What is the ideal practice schedule?

28:35 – Q: How long it took to arrange “Baby One More Time”?

31:05 – Q: Course on Mary Poppins medley?

32:08 – Q: Favourite song to play on the piano?

33:47 – Q: When to start memorizing a new piece of music?

36:17 – Q: What keyboard to take camping?

37:01 – Q: Please do a Bruno Mars course?

37:49 – Q: Where and when to look when playing stride LH?

42:59 – Q: Can the Q and As be later? How to play “Let is Snow” more jazzy?

47:03 – Q: Analyzing chords and playing in piano solo?

52:45 – Q: Do a performance of “A dream is a wish your heart makes”?

53:51 – Q: Fingering for blues scales?

56:36 – Q: How to comp for trumpeter for “Christmas Samba”?

56:59 – Q: Break down funk rhythm for “Superstition”?

58:38 – Q: How to play the funky blues on continuous loop?

1:00:39 – Q: Where are the scales for improv course located?

1:01:46 – Q: How to play bar piano arrangement as piano solo?

1:05:31 – Q: Walking bass for “There will never be another you”

1:09:03 – Q: Scales to use for chord progression?

1:11:19 – Q: Have arrangement of Beauty and the Beast?

1:11:26 – Q: Relationship – blues and pentatonic scales?

1:13:54 – Q: Achieve right feel for boogie woogie arrangement?

1:17:20 – Q: How many songs / lessons from PWJ site do you recommend learning at one time?

1:18:02 – Q: Course for stock walking bass lines?

1:25:33 – Q: Trouble playing 2 handed arpeggios?

1:27:17 – Q: Would foundations and blues be a good place to start for kids?

1:29:40 – Q: Picturing blues scale quickly in different keys?

1:31:09 – Q: Is this video a jazz version of “Autumn Leaves”?

Office Hours Beginner/Intermediate (August 9)

Office Hours are an opportunity to get interactive feedback from a professional piano coach!

Student Assessment (July 2022)

In this Student Assessment video, Daine reviewed student video submissions from July and provided personalized feedback.

Monthly Update (July 2022)

In July, we released 2 new Courses, 5 Quick Tips, 1 blog, 6 Smart Sheets, 6 Backing Tracks, and more!