JustinGuitar Live Stream 16-01-16
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The first of the new format JustinGuitar Live Show was awesome and over 800 people came by for it :) Thanks so much for coming. So below you'll find the show, edited into two, part 1 being a beginner hour and part 2 being the Open Session for general Q & A.
If someone had time it would be awesome to note the questions I answered as they watch it and email it to me so I can add it here for easy reference for others ;)
JustinGuitar Live Stream - Beginner Hour - 16th Jan 2016
JustinGuitar Live Stream - Open Q&A Session - 16th Jan 2016
Topics Covered - Beginner Hour
Thank you Zoe! :)
0 :35 What is the typical Student time to complete each stage?
2 :20 C# -hard chord for beginners?
3 :45 Practice advice/ importance of enjoying playing as well as structured practice.
5 :50 First song Justin ever learnt
6 :15 Should you practice standing/ sitting/ both?
8 :05 Is a musical education essential for writing songs?
11:40 Should I play in a band with people much better than me?
14:40 Recording practice sessions – how useful is it?
16:30 Digital tuner –how to use it.
19:30 Tuners/ tuner apps that Justin uses.
20:30 How important is it to learn whole songs all the way through?
23:05 Get playing along with original tracks
24:05 Acoustic guitar for £500 – will I get a good guitar for that?
25:35 Guitar strap slides around/ what height should I set it at?
28:05 F chord/ Barre chords – I practice lots but am still having trouble.
30:20 Getting started with song writing.
31:10 When I buy a new guitar should I get it set up and restrung straight away?
34:00 Importance of good posture when playing.
35:30 Noticeable sound of pick when strumming.
37:10 Getting the hang of the upstrum.
39:25 How to improve fingerstyle technique.
43:35 When are you no longer a beginner/ When are you an intermediate player?
45:20 Nylon strings for beginners – are they easier/ better?
47:45 Using amps with acoustic guitars.
50:00 How long does it take to master the guitar?
51:45 Left handed players playing right handed.
53:20 Playing on stage for the first time.
58:10 Sore muscle between thumb and first finger.
Topics Covered - Open Q&A Session
0 :40 String bending – catching string above/ how to mute?
7 :25 Acoustic pick guards – Velcro tip.
8 :35 Jack White solo style – what makes it so good?
11:10 Where is Justin playing live at the moment?
11:35 How do you dial in your amp for a gig?
12:05 Using 1st finger to mute string above/ string bending.
14:00 How to stay relaxed when playing/ improving stamina.
20:50 Making scales musical when improvising.
23:35 Justin’s picks.
24:15 Elliott Smith style- will Justin do any?
24:40 Funk module.
25:00 Acoustic/ Electric guitar- do you need a different approach?
25:45 Plectrum size – what do you use and when do you change it?
28:10 Advice on buying 2nd guitar.
31:20 Soloing over chords/ new lessons and modules coming soon.
33:15 What should I play in a guitar store?
35:50 Do Justin’s guitars have names?
36:20 Should I get a better amp or another pedal?
38:55 Please recommend a budget priced amp for 1st gigs.
40:08 Pedalboard video –will you do one?
41:10 Do you still use the dots on the guitar for reference?
42:55 Noiseless or standard single coils?
44:02 More U2/ The Cult/ David Bowie on the way?
46:10 What’s Justin’s favourite Bowie song?
47:30 Can you have Mike Dawes back as a guest again?
48:10 Jazz chord arrangements.
48:50 Reading standard notation- new ebook coming soon.
49:05 More theory coming soon too!
49:25 How did you start your band?
50:25 Are you a G n R fan?
52:55 What projects are in the pipeline?
54:08 Pedal points
54:42 Is guitar based music making a comeback?
55:43 What’s Justin’s favourite RHCP album?