JustinGuitar Live Stream 30-01-16
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No technical issies this time :) and another good fun session!
JustinGuitar Live Stream - Beginner Q&A - 30th Jan 2016
JustinGuitar Live Stream - Open Q&A Session - 30th Jan 2016
Topics Covered - Beginner Hour
Thank you Zoe! :)
00:05 Justin plays “Mazurka Choro” by Heitor Villa-Lobos.
04:30 Guidelines for participating in the live chat stream.
05:45 The Kemper Profiler- getting cool sounds from your electric guitar.
08:00 Performance anxiety- why does it happen and how to deal with it?
12:35 Amps- getting the best out of your guitar: Valve amps/ tube amps/ boutique amps/ Kemper Profiler and more.
19:45 Can we learn everything via the internet? The benefits of having a private tutor and how to choose the right one for you.
24:40 Traditional A chord fingering.
26:05 Low action/ string buzz.
27:10 “Practical Music Theory” – does it sync up with the beginners course?
28:08 How often should I clean my guitar?
28:55 Hitting the pick guard with the downstrum- how to avoid.
32:00 Why did Justin move to the UK?
30:32 What strings does Justin use?
32:50 Recording yourself- tips for getting started.
34:50 Starting a new stage- should I work on the songs straight away or get the chords/ rhythm down first?
36:00 Starting a band- how to get going.
38:10 Changing the key of a song to fit your voice: Using a capo or changing the chords – how is it different?
42:20 Scale length of a guitar – does it make a difference?
43:25 D chord – how to avoid hitting the A string?
49:00 Classical or casual position for holding the guitar?
50:55 G chord using fingers 2, 3 and 4.
51:58 Upstrum – where does it come in between the beats?
56:30 Moveable chord shapes – do I need to know them?
57:25 Should the fretboard be out of sight when I play?
58:56 Wrist/ index finger pain – is it normal?
1:00:40 Sitting/ standing to practice –which is best?
1:01:38 How to break out of a rut- setting goals/ effective practice.
Topics Covered - Open Q&A Session
00:05 Today’s theme: Working out chord melody arrangements.
04:00 “In My Life” (Beatles): Finding the melody by ear/ how to play the melody along with the chords/ moving chords around the fretboard/ substituting chords/ alternative bass notes.
16:30 Notes over a chord- e.g. can you hear if it’s a 3rd or a 5th?
18:10 Strumming too hard- how to tone it down.
19:00 Staying disciplined with a practice routine.
19:50 Masterclasses in the UK – any plans?
20:30 Guitar players Justin would like to meet in person.
21:10 Transcribing Melodies.
22:10 Banjo – can Justin play one?
22:15 Female guitar players Justin would like to meet.
23:45 “Under the bridge”- finding the melody.
25:40 Fretbuzz on my A string.
26:25 Ana Vidovic (amazing classical player)
26:55 AC/DC –has Justin seen them live?
27:30 How to become a guitar god :)
29:00 Rolling Stones- possible lessons?
29:40 Henry Wayne Shepherd.
30:15 Pentatonic rut- how to break out of it.
33:35 Australian songbook- what’s in it?
34:20 Justin’s assistant.
34:37 The Guitar Institute- does Justin still teach there?
35:00 Derek Trucks (slide guitar player).
36:00 How long till things started “to click” for Justin?
37:45 String gauges- what does Justin use?
39:00 Would Justin have rather been a star?
41:08 Why are lessons not on Guitar Pro?
41:22 “From Katie’s Window” Justin’s song- who is Katie?
42:15 How to meet other guitar players?
42:32 Swing feel and how to play it.
44:08 What’s the longest time Justin has gone without playing?
44:30 PRS guitars/ graphite/ carbon guitars.
44:45 Diminished bar chords- how to play.
46:05 Walking bass notes and Jazz chord progressions.
47:50 Justin’s new hat :)
48:10 Travis picking.
49:10 Bass lessons.
49:50 Strumming without a pick.
50:55 Alternate picking- how to improve.
51:58 Effects pedal- Justin’s favourite.
52:10 Possible future meet ups.
52:42 Modal licks.
53:15 Pedals/ pedalboard lesson.
53:40 Justin’s favourite guitar solo.
54:15 Improvising solos with scales.
55:05 Top guitars Justin can’t live without.
55:55 A few random quick questions…
58:40 Widdly licks (to be continued next week…)