Live Q+A (October 2020)
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10/07/2020 10:00 am (PST)
In the October 2020 Live Q&A, Jonny answered all of your music questions!
03:46 – Q: Can you apply A & B voicings to 1st & 3rd chord inversions?
07:10 – Q: How to develop speed with runs?
10:44 – Q: What’s an easy LH blues groove?
12:50 – Q: Practice tips for the runs in I’ll Be Falling More in Love with You?
16:36 – Q: How do Drop 2 voicings work?
20:00 – Q: What’s the optimal time to spend on a new song?
21:59 – Q: What scale would I use to solo on Eric Clapton’s “Nobody Knows You”
26:19 – Q: How do I connect scales around the circle of fifths?
29:47 – Q: Tips for beginners when learning jazz standards?
34:10 – Q: Why do some people refer to B note as H note?
35:40 – Q: Are there lessons to help with 8 bar blues progression in A?
38:57 – Q: Tips on practicing 3rds and 6ths in right hand in every key?
41:20 – Q: How can I make my improvisations more tuneful?
44:11 – Q: Is there a way to adjust licks to fit the song speed?
48:07 – Q: Can you demonstrate the Floyd Cramer slip-note technique?
51:28 – Q: Do you have preferred keys for playing blues?
54:33 – Q: What is the fingering for blues scale in E?
58:14 – Q: How do you remember all diatonic scales?
1:01:58 – Q: What. is the criterion used to divide a musical piece in phrases?
1:05:42 – Q: Tips on getting more focused with my learning?
1:08:27 – Q: Tips on listening to a song and figuring out the chords?
1:12:11 – Q: Can I use the major blues scale on Cruella de Vil?
1:13:30 – Q: Is there a payoff on learning a song in all 12 keys?
1:16:27 – Q: When I play rolls, turns, slides, etc. it sounds too classical?
1:21:54 – Q: My hand gets tired when playing lazy 10ths. Any tips?
1:24:04 – Q: How can I get better at knowing the harmony notes to add to the melody?
1:26:57 – Q: Tips on inverting chords?
1:28:25 – Q: Tips on using a metronome?
1:30:45 – Q: How can I take a simple C,F,G song and make it more interesting?
1:35:52 – Q: Tips on left hand stride?
1:40:18 – Q: Do you prefer printed or digital sheet music?
1:40:54 – Q: What level do I need to be in order to play Angels We Have Heard on High?
1:43:02 – Q: Tips for classical pianists struggling with blues/jazz?
1:44:41 – Q: What is the chord progression for Someday I’ll Learn This Song?
1:47:17 – Q: What are your musical weaknesses?
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