Episode 56 – Joáo Paz

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INTRODUCTION

In this episode of the GMI Podcast, you’ll hear an interview with Joáo Paz and Ged Brockie. Joáo is a dedicated teacher of guitar and a leading light in Portugal’s jazz guitar scene. Joáo reveals his background, the reasons for his love of music and some of the challenges that the current music scene and music technology holds for young and older musicians alike.

Also discussed is his journey in jazz guitar education, his work in bands in Portugal and his concepts around what people need to have in their lives to fulfill their potential.

joao Paz

Podcast Ep 56 – Table Of Contents

  • 0.00 – 0.55 Introduction
  • 0.56 Opening remarks and remarks about Portugal.
  • 4.10 Early life and initial influences.
  • 9.37 Discussion about early days learning guitar.
  • 11.17 Demonstration of guide tone techniques.
  • 13.04 Rock bands, recording and touring in the 80s.
  • 18.44 Thoughts on the Instagram generation.
  • 19.57 Multiple guitar teachers then a degree in violin performance!
  • 23.09 The need for method and structure in music education.
  • 26.10 Returning to guitar and studying jazz guitar.
  • 30.38 Comments around why having an instrumental teacher is a good idea.
  • 33.38 About Joáo’s teaching practice in Portugal.
  • 34.32 Joáo performs “Darn That Dream”.
  • 36.49 Thoughts on music in Portugal and hopes for the future.
  • 41.22 Joáo outlines why you should consider taking lessons with him.
  • 42.45 Wrap up.
Joao Paz 2

Short Video Of Joáo In Performance

CONNECT WITH JOÁO

https://www.instagram.com/joaopazguitar/?hl=en-gb

LEARN GUITAR WITH JOÁO – COMING SOON

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