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February 16th, 2022

Homeskoolin’ Volume 128, Tom Bukovac, “Get Your Wings Son”

Chapters
00:00 - Slow, beautiful playing
02:26 - Thumb recovery
02:50 - Ann Wilson rehearsal
03:32 - "Dream On" discussion / Chord progression lesson
07:00 - Steven Tyler story


Notes
Two real truths of life:

1) The human body desperately WANTS to go back to the way it was before we mangled it.
2) No matter how skinny we ever get, the human body ALWAYS remembers how fat we once were

disclaimer: gross misinformation at
06:50....i meant #4 major, not #5 major

February 15th, 2022

Homeskoolin’ Update, “Man…Sessions Are Hard”

Chapters
00:00 - Acoustic playing
00:38 - Good morning, Homeskooler's
00:54 - Session accident, thumb injury
03:58 - Super Bowl
04:34 - Accidents
05:22 - Selling something
05:39 - Responding to folks / Finding time
08:11 - Kay acoustic


Notes
Yet another installment in the ongoing “weird shit that happens to uncle larry” saga.

December 5th, 2020

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

Chapters
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


Notes
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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August 18th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 64, Tom Bukovac, “The Bird Returns”

Chapters
00:00 - Intro mellow, bluesy jam
02:25 - Howya doing, class!
03:21 - Viewer Comment Bin
03:29 - How long to come up with jams?
04:25 - Protecting Intellectual Property
05:23 - Gracious manner / Trolls
06:19 - Missing most in pre-Corona?
07:38 - Session, acheiving sound
09:44 - Amp and speaker?  Clear sounds, not too loud
11:21 - Gold mine of guitar secrets / Stealing material
14:22 - Thumb bass notes / Stretching jam lesson


Notes
Hey guys....please forgive the slight rattle in the low notes...must have been something on the old work bench/hi tech video production station.

August 17th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 63, Tom Bukovac, “And Your Bird Is Red”

Chapters
00:00 - Intro rockin' jam
02:16 - Hey, cats!
04:18 - Viewer Comment Bin / Rituals
06:41 - Copy right claim
08:04 - Humbuckers in Nashville
10:27 - Rock 'n' roll untamed lesson
11:42 - Speed picking / Thumb angle


Notes
See guys I’m still writing stuff in here...i thought about calling this video “My Red Bird Performs” but i thought that mighta been a little too inside for anyone who’s not from the UK...thanks for watching the show.

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August 8th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 62, Tom Bukovac, “Cop Show Music”

Chapters
00:00 - Intro "cop show" jam
02:24 - Hello, class!
03:54 - VCB / Volume level?
04:04 - Fender Pro Reverb
04:44 - "Negative Ned Ryerson"
06:10 - Taylor or PRS? / "Not doing homework"
06:29 - Lots of t-shirts
07:00 - Amps / Dumble
08:18 - Pinky
09:06 - Steve Howe Guitar Player
09:38 - Ibanez Flaming Wah / No go
09:58 - Chord, loop lesson
04:43 - '64 Gibson SG


Notes
See i still write stuff in here....stuff about the videos....remember Cannon? Kojack? Rockford Files? Columbo? Ok heres your trivia question...what was the name of the epic song from the Gaucho sessions that got accidentally erased by a bonehead engineer?

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