May 2019 Q&A
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05/01/2019 10:00 am (PST)
View the Q&A with Jonny from May of 2019.
07:46 – Q: Importance of staccato playing?
13:00 – Q: Transitions in Epic Chords Exercise #3
17:32 – Q: Typical runs in cocktail piano
22:59 – Q: Stylizing a jazz melody?
23:10 – Q: RH runs in “Happy Birthday” technique?
26:20 – Q: When to play a chord tone? When to use whole tone scale?
29:41 – Q: Which jazz standards to learn for classically trained pianist?
32:51 – Q: Do you have a favorite song?
37:32 – Q: Will I get better to play the songs?
43:22 – Q: Expanding Disney section of video lessons?
44:23 – Q: Any mental tricks to keeping songs memorized?
46:24 – Q: Takes longer to learn a song if you don’t memorize the melody first?
47:58 – Q: Fingering for diminished scales?
38:57 – Q: Recommend technique and speed exercises?
50:10 – Q: Best song to try learning?
50:22 – Q: Course on Amazing Grace in a blues style?
52:39 – Q: Harder to become a classical pianist or jazz pianist?
55:35 – Q: Print lessons and music on new website?
58:01 – Q: Jazz techniques and stylize a melody?
1:04:53 – Q: Tips on rootless voicings?
1:07:32 – Q: Tips on fast runs up?
1:10:48 – Q: How to approach learning different songs?
1:11:23 – Q: Crossover section on Happy Birthday fingering?
1:16:02 – Q: Exercises to help improving scales?
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