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April 12th, 2022

0:23 / 1:45 Homeskoolin’ Bonus “Here’s How I Meant To Play It”

00:00 - Gordon Mote playing "That's What Friends Are For", correctly.

The madman himself….filmed a week ago the very morning of my eventual demise….sure it’s easy for HIM!

April 29th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Session Update, “A Pretty Good Ear”

00:00 - Gordon finds each note on keyboard that Tom plays (Perfect pitch)

Thursday 4/29/21 at Oceanway Studio in Nashville. My dear friend and legendary piano man Gordon Mote indulging me in another one of my silly childish games.

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February 12th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Session Update “Pharoah Manganese”

00:00 - Gordon and piano playing

Feb 12 2021....Soundstage studios in Nashville.
Gordon Mote on the was a day of song demos for dear Brandon Hood and Philbilly.
Band was:
Chris Mchugh on drums
Bruce Bouton on steel
Mark Hill on bass
Troy Lancaster on electric
Brandon Hood on acoustic

Engineering staff was Drew Bollman and Cam

December 5th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 81, Tom Bukovac, “Up The Neck”

00:00 - Rock intro lick jam
03:09 - Hello, class!
05:20 - VCB / Wintertime guitar storage
07:54 - Miracle pedalboard sound
08:43 - Session effects switching
11:09 - Bad Company - Shooting Star / Dark sound lesson
12:48 - Back and forth between chords / Adding thumb bass note

A brief chat on tone, a rarely seen in nature bent note finger tap, and a look at “putting out fires” on your pedalboard.

Oh...and thanks to all the class members who came to Uncle Larry’s defense yesterday in the VCB when our old joyless buddy Mr. Fizz flat out insulted my dear wife. Fizzy was promptly “pinned to the wall of mockery” (as your dear classmate Danny pointed out) and subsequently fizzed out somethin’ terrible.

Love to all...happy Saturday lads

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July 22nd, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 56, Tom Bukovac, “Simple Cleveland Man”

00:00 - Lynyrd Skynyrd - Simple Man Intro
01:07 - Hello, class!
02:20 - "VCB" - Viewer Comment Bin
02:56 -  Chord, melody tangents
06:46 - Live vs Studio playing
08:05 - Homeskoolin' song decisions
08:49 - Simple Man lesson (the lift)

A brief examination of an otherworldly occurrence that took place near Jacksonville Florida almost 50 years ago.

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June 20th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 43, Tom Bukovac, “Fathers Day”

00:00 - Intro loop jam
03:02 - Hello, class! / Thanks
05:04 - Viewer Comment Bin / That Pedal Show
05:56 - MXR rubber knob
07:01 - Cleveland Browns
07:26 - Boxing match
07:57 - Don't get excited / Blooming notes
09:33 - A rare edit
10:00 - Loop jam lesson
11:35 - '64 SG - Best one

A brief exploration of poly chords and a little taste of "Saturday Nights Alright For Fighting".  Homeskoolin' T shirts available at if you like the show, PayPal tip jar:

June 19th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 42, Tom Bukovac, “The Genius of Gordon Mote”

00:00 - Introduction and interview of Gordon Mote

A chat with one of the most fascinating musicians and fascinating people i have ever known. Well class, everything i always preach to you about...touch, feel, phrasing....its all here in spades....hope you enjoy.

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