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JustinGuitar Live Stream 09-01-16

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Watch me LIVE on the interweb thingy!

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 - 9th Jan 2016

JustinGuitar Live Stream - Open Session Q&A - 9th Jan 2016

 

Topics Covered - Beginner Hour

Big thanks to YouTube user ploospility! much appreciated!

0:01 Intro
1:46 My fingers are sore, any tips?
5:28 Lines in fingers
6:42 Is learning using multiple guitars ok?
7:38 What should be my first guitar?
10:19
Music theory - too daunting for beginners?
11:11
Old Jamaica song
12:26
Justin’s note-reading book
13:09
Is it easier to learn on an electric or acoustic guitar?
16:17
What makes a $1000 guitar better than a $100 guitar?
17:20 Second hand guitars
17:43
Squier Strat vs. Fender Strat
18:27
Is it too late for me to start learning guitar?
20:17
How to look at finger positioning on fretboard while playing?
22:54
How do you know what fingering to use when reading tab?
24:08
My thumb got cut off in an accident, can I still play the guitar?
26:20
Strings for beginners?
26:38
How important is it to learn with a teacher vs. just online lessons?
28:16
I often drop my guitar pick, any tips?
29:52
When should I start learning guitar?
30:06 Using a looper pedal
31:14
Book recommendation to learn harmony
31:37 My guitar is always out of tune, what should I do?
32:20
Who is Justin’s teacher?
33:49
At what age did Justin start playing guitar?
34:03 Guitar tuning app
34:32
Thoughts on Rocksmith
35:10
Learning guitar and becoming a guitar player; Ear training/transcribing
37:05
What is the biggest “do not do”?
39:09 Is it better to practice scales or chords?
40:18
Strumming with fingers vs. pick?
42:38
Warm up before practice?
44:05
Learning to sing?
45:50
How to play and sing at the same time?
48:01 How long should strings last?
49:10
How long does it take to get chord changes clean?
49:46
Recommendations on strings
50:00
Thoughts on Guitar Pro software
51:10 Why can’t we buy individual songs from your songbooks?
52:10
Have you ever met Marty? / Does your girlfriend play guitar?
52:53
When will you be back on stage?
53:25 Best guitar for short stubby fingers?
53:51
Is foot tapping important?
54:33
Scratchy string sounds when switching chords
55:15
Beginner’s frustration and progression

 

Topics Covered - Main Q&A

Thank you Zoe! :)

0 :40    Improvising tips
2 :25    Transcribing chord progressions if no guitar in song
5 :30    Sire Guitars
6 :50    Frank Zappa
7 :40    Cycle of fifths and note names
9 :05    Justin’s favourite Jazz guitarists
11:10   How many guitars does Justin have?
11:20   II-V-I Jazz chord progression
15:02   Blues: Incorporating chord tones into solos
17:35   Finding key of song when someone is using a capo
21:05   Learning note names –how important is it?
23:15   Playing Hendrix style when you can’t get your thumb over
24:40   Fastest way to learn notes on the fretboard
25:00   Pearl Jam Black lesson/ plans for more videos from songbooks
26:55   Getting blues licks sounding fluent/ observing your mistakes
28:30   New Blues lead course coming soon
30:40   All about Justin’s tattoos
32:15   Does Justin know the other youtube guitar teachers?
33:40   Please cover a Jim Campilongo song
35:50   Staying motivated/ setting goals
39:05   Spanish and classical styles
39:25   Finding new sounds/ how to avoid playing the same old licks
40:40   Justin’s hat
41:50   10,000 hour rule
42:45   Justin’s new trio
44:00   Amy Winehouse
45:00   In search of the best tone
47:05   More apps on the way?
47:30   Practicing without a guitar
49:25   How did Justin get so good at transcribing?
51:30   Increasing the stretch of fretting hand
53:05   Who were Justin’s teachers?
53:35   Justin’s favourite song
54:10   Justin’s real birthday
54:20   Maxing out amps
55:30   Can we have a Mark Knopfler interview?
56:05   Transcribing course
56:50   Does Justin get sponsored to play certain guitars/ amps?
58:05   Which new artists does Justin like?
58:45   What amps for AC/DC?

Lesson ID: LV-100