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Hi Jordan if it is possible I'd like an advise from you. I'm composing ideas but i always ended up with compositions without clear structures. The song continues to move forward and forward and I can’t find a good connection for example a chorus
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Hi Jordan, my name is Mike (I live in the UK). I love your new Hungarian Dance. It's so good - Brahms would have been proud to call it his own. Is there any chance you could publish a PDF or MIDI of the piano part please? Best wishes, Mike
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Hi JR! My name is Daniel Kelley. I have a three year old daughter and she's a JR fan like me. Is there any way to get my hands on the sheet music to A Last Goodbye from the All That is Now album? She loves it so I'd like to play it for her. Thanks!
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Hello Jordan, While meeting in Paris at the VIP, John Petrucci and you talked about the possibility to get a copy of the orchestral score of The Astonishing. I would like to know how to obtain it? Thanks for all! Best regards, Gil.
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Hi Jordan, would there be any chance of some excerpts for the Levin Minneman Rudess riffs to learn being uploaded to the OC anytime as I really love the albums? Josh
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Hey Jordan, could you add tablature in addition to the notation? Many of your examples are applicable to guitar as well but are difficult for those of us without traditional training.
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Hi Jordan, First of all thank you for your generosity and for being so accessible to your fans. I've been following DT for over 20 years and your solo work is inspiring. Can you please post a vid of the correct fingering for DT's "Wait For Sleep"?
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Hello I'm traying to improve my sight reading because the difference of what can I play and what I can read is so big. Please let me know if you have any recommendation or material. Thanks!! Greetings from Costa Rica.
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Hey Jordan. I've been meaning to ask about the lead synth in "My Last Farewell". At 1:38 in the solo you make a squealing pitch bend. How did you make that raspy squeal? Is it FM? If so, do you modulate frequency or depth of the effect? Cheers!
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Jordan, Besides your work with DT and your solo work, I've been watching YouTube clips of your solos and I have to ask: are you from another planet? How does one get that good? That last question is serious :)
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Hi there Jordan! I was wondering, is there any chance of an sheet album release for the Astonishing ? I mean the keyboard part, like there was for the Dramatic turn of events. I really enjoyed that album, listening ant covering it.
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Hi Jordan, Lukas from Czech Republic here. I cannot find any sheets (scores) for RA, Screaming Head..Its possible find them anywhere? I want to learn those your best songs.. Thanks so much, you are the BEST!! :)
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Hey Jordan. Your sounds are the best I've heard and I noticed you use Omnisphere. When you play live, do you use midi or have you imported the patches into your keyboard? If so, how do I get Omnisphere patches in my Oasys? Thanks (:
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Hi Jordan I have a quick question about Pull Me Under and the bouncy organ sound that you use at the very end of the song. How do you program that in as it sounds really cool and would to know how to do it? All the best! Josh
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When you write, either with Dream Theater or on your own, do you go about writing the songs in chronological order from start to finish, or do you write it one section at a time and then connect the pieces together, or is it some other process?
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Hey Jordan, my name is Andrés from Costa Rica. Any advice about composing keyboard leads and piano and organ melodies for prog. Thank you and good night!
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