Hey Jordan! You have a very grounded and balanced aura that shines through when you play and speak. Other than music, do you practice meditation at all? I practice and teach it for 20 years and can usually spot it in people. Just curious :)
I have a Kronos and am using the set list feature w a foot pedal.
But I'm having trouble with 2 things: Timing in tight sections (configuring the pedal to change on "release" helps) and 2) balance when using sustain pedal simultaneousl
Hi Jordan! I acknowledge the fact that life on the road is very challenging and overwhelming (running Dream Theater, the JROC, advertising products, family, Wizdom Music etc.) How do you deal with all of that? Could you share your techniques with us?
Hello Jordan! Do you ever have issues with tension in your body affecting your playing? I have been struggling with my shoulders and forearms recently and wondered if you had any advice on how to relax while practicing.
When dealing with large amounts of pieces, is there an approach you use for the best results? Do you have a musical photographic memory, or are you able to just “see” the musical notes and play them directly as required?
Hi Jordan, Franck here, from France.
I would like to know how to be focus from start to finish when you play live performance? I'm struggling sometime when I play live instead when I'm in rehearsal condition. Do you have some pieces of advice or exer
About sampling from other instruments on your Kronos; doesn´t it eat a lot of the ram after a while? I want to sample some mellotron sounds, with most of the notes. How do you do it? Can you load own samples directly from the SSD? Thank you!
With arpeggios, is there a correct or better way for fingering in the left hand for root position triads and the right hand for 2nd inversion triads. Should you alternate your fingering for fixed or linear (flowing) triads? Does it matter?
Hello Jordan! I saw your video answer about this assignment thing on slider 8 in order to accomplish the fade out of all the other sounds except for the piano. It didn't work to me, so could you tell me with more details please? Thanks!
Hello Jordan Rudess! Ive seen a video of you performing on the Korg Krome and overall I think it sounds good. Now im 15 and ive saved up a whole year so far to put towards this Krome. How different is it to your Kronos?
I travel occasionally and when I do I have no way to practice with a weighted 88 note keyboard, especially with good action as it would need to be light-weight and compact. Any ideas? (Two 44 note keyboards that could be joined together?) Thanks :)
Hi Jordan, would you please tell us about how we should use this course to obtain most benefits? I mean please provide some learning path in the website which explain us how and which lessons we should take with priority ordering, thank you
With scales, especially 8 note, do you have any tricks or advice to how to use a metronome to build your accuracy. I currently use “tempo” for iPad and find it very good, yet with high speeds always have trouble accenting the 1 in 7 note scales.
Hi Jordan, I'm Bryan, classically trained since 6 years old, could you recommend your fav classical pieces that you found helpful when you did classical? Also Have you played Grand Gallop Chromatique by Lizt? :-D
Hey Jordan! Just purchased a subscription to the JROC and I'm loving it so far!!! Great Job. I know this defeats the point of 'Jordans Riffs' but would you ever release your adaptations on riffs from say Awake or Images and Words?
Hi Jordan. I'm Cristina, from Spain.
Can you tell me about next Key Fest?I want to go but I need some more info that I don't find by the web: dates,If I need to go with my workstation(It's expensive and difficult from Spain) or Keytar(smaller).Thanks
I have noticed your MorphWiz app is refusing to load since I updated to ios11. Is there any chance that it may be updated in the future? Really like the app and how the sounds morph through preset changes!!