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August 27th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Update, “Travelin’ Session Man”

00:00 - Back to sessions

Just a quick hello to all you Homeskoolers out there…its been a while, but things are getting back to “normal”….and more importantly FALL IS COMING….Praise the Baby Jesus….

August 21st, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Road Update “Double Down”

00:00 - Tour bus stories

Hello my dear Homeskoolers, just a quick update from day 11 of a 14 day run with Ann Wilson and the Amazing Dawgs. Admittedly, everyone is a little punch drunk and emotionally wrung out after our dear bass player Tony, who we all love to pieces, had a “temporary departure” from sanity on the casino floor in Atlantic City.

Quote of the tour so far, from the resident wise old owl Ebo….”Atlantic City was built on Tony Lucido’s”

Thank God everything ended peacefully.

Thanks for watching the show guys….
Your pal Uncle Larry

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August 15th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Road Update “He’s A Magic Clam”

00:00 - Intro to backstage
00:42 - Onstage performance
02:52 - Boatyard restaurant

August 15th 2021….Annapolis MD….had the most AMAZING lunch with the Amazing Dawgs (minus dear Paul) today at a seafood place down by the water called The Boatyard Bar and Grille. Speaking of clams, if anyone can find any footage of last nights show in Alexandria VA, your dear Uncle Larry blew the solo in “Straight On” so badly that the entire earth shifted on it’s axis for about 7-8 seconds. If anyone can find it PLEASE post it.

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August 13th, 2021

Homeskoolin Rehearsal Update….”Paul Has A Slight Gear Problem”

00:00 - Tour of the studio

Tuesday August 12….in the midst of another inhumanely hot and humid Nashville day, we were fortunate to gather in a place where the air conditioning was working fine and the fridge was loaded for bear with rolling rock and space dust.

Even after all this time working with her, i gotta tell you folks it is absolutely surreal to kick off a tune and then all the sudden you hear THAT voice in your headphones.

Not so arguably the greatest female rock singer of all time.

I may have mentioned it before, but let it be known that Ann is an extremely cool sweet person with absolutely ZERO of the baggage or ego driven insecure diva horseshit that plagues many "artists".

As an eternal sideman, you gotta be careful who you choose to stand behind in this life…it’s a great feeling when you are supporting someone who you totally believe in as an artist and more importantly as a person. Cheers to you miss Ann!

August 6th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Special Edition…”How Not To Use A Wang Bar”

00:00 - Good morning Home Skoolers
00:21 - Barracuda request from friend
01:07 - Memory vs charting
02:21 - Chug and multiple musicians
03:38 - Quick story of pre-song exploration
03:59 - Heart - Barracuda lesson / Intro
04:34 - Cowboy G6 / Tuning by 5ths
05:11 - Barracuda - next phrase
05:30 - Lick debate
06:05 - "Don't count it, I just feel it"
06:31 - Next section / 2 guitar harmony
07:22 - Lovely stop / Bull joke reference
07:59 - Back to the turnaround / Harmonic lick
08:30 - Subtle wangulation and mayonnaise
09:24 - 2nd Verse
09:40 - Trill lick or "you're fired"
10:08 - B section 2nd time
10:29 - Bridge
10:53 - Creepy underneath stuff
11:08 - Solo
12:12 - Roger Fisher respect
12:49 - Ending / Psychedelic
13:45 - Cool effect with 4ths

A brief early morning dissertation on how i play “Barracuda” and not abusing holes. Hope you enjoy.

July 17th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 107, Tom Bukovac, “Penalty Kick Blues”

00:00 - Texan blues intro
01:14 - Hello, class!
01:48 - NAMM show
02:19 - Health concern addressed
02:50 - Viewer Comment Bin / Busy
03:04 - Mystery project
03:57 - Soccer
05:06 - Yola - Stand For Myself (acoustic intro)
05:56 - Ann Wilson gigs
06:50 - Effects loop vs. plugging into amp
07:54 - Albums coming out / Uncle Larry Album
09:08 - Gibson Firebird
09:27 - Mutant hybrid picking / 4ths / Thumb picking
10:23 - Chords and polychords
11:14 - Neck pickup soloing jam
11:30 - 100k pots / 'The heavens parted and God said...this is your Firebird'

Hey guys….if you’re looking for a SUPER COOL place to take your kids for an afternoon, you gotta take them to the Lane Motor Museum in Nashville. You’re not gonna see a bunch of old Chevelles and the ordinary old car stuff, this place is jam packed with rare and exotic vehicles from all over the world….its a nice quiet peaceful calming afternoon, kind of like a NAMM show right?
You might even see Uncle Larry and his two sweet boys there.

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June 25th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Updates From The Road, “Reptilian Space Dust”

00:00 - Behind the scenes
03:00 - Turtle

June 25 2021, Clearwater Florida….had a super fun show last night. Tony is looking for more instagram followers if you guys are up for it @tbonelucido

June 22nd, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Updates From The Road

00:00 - Intro
00:30 - Paul Moak and rig
02:00 - Uncle Larry's pedalboard and chart
02:19 - Sean Lane and kit
02:35 - Eric Borash tech / Uncle Larry's rig cont.

Tuesday June 22, 2021
First gig of Ann Wilson 4 gig “mini tour” of Florida.
Ft Myers….God its so hot….

The Amazing Dawgs
Uncle Larry
Tony Lucido on bass
Paul Moak on guitar and keys
Sean Lane on drums

Thank the Lord we are playing in an air conditioned theater…

Thanks for watching guys!

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June 13th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Early Rehearsal rough cut

00:00 - Magic Man playthrough (whole song)

June 13, 2021….Smoakstack Studio in Nashville TN….getting our little band of session cats ready for four Ann Wilson gigs in Florida in late June.

Second run through of Magic Man…replete with a few crash and burns….but hey, thats why you rehearse.

So excited to playing with these great musicians…Tony “T-bone” Lucido on bass and photographic memory for song arrangements with no charts….Paul Moak on guitar, synth and cape….we will add drums and the chick singer this week.

Thanks for watching the show folks

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April 25th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 103, Tom Bukovac, “Herkermer Pushbroom”

00:00 - Def Leppard - Bringin On The Heartbreak intro
01:32 - Hello, class! / Genius guitar parts
02:26 - House party / Rolling Stones / Fine music
03:56 - Busy schedule
04:25 - VCB / Play what the song needs
06:50 - Wish some songs were different / Suggestions
07:36 - Major and minor connection - "Not how I approach" lesson
09:15 - Rare gear exception - Speakers / Pickups
11:50 - '51 Fender Precision Bass / 1st year for fretted bass

A brief chat on the art of making records and a look into the VCB

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March 4th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 96, Tom Bukovac, “Open Door”

00:00 - Hall and Oates type intro
02:18 - Hello, class!
02:30 - Soloing over bass, rhythm loop
05:03 - Solo
05:15 - Welcome / Ziggy's Art Studio print
06:26 - Muscle Shoals
09:10 - Jam in key of B lesson
11:13 - 2014 Fender 5 String P-Bass
12:05 - Bass lesson

How do you make a Nashville session bassist cringe??
Ask him if he has a 5 string.

Hi guys

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February 27th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 95, Tom Bukovac, “Seven Kalimbas”

00:00 - Far out blues loop intro jam
04:06 - String plucking lesson
05:01 - Hi guys
07:35 - 1937 Gibson L5
09:14 - Thanks
10:04 - Brain-twister 3 chord loop lesson
11:44 - Soloing over the loop
12:36 - Soloing / Sliding lesson

A brief chat on one of my favorite guitar techniques....the 6 string Cleveland kalimba. Check out 100th episode limited edition print at www.ziggysartstudio

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