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March 28th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 99, Tom Bukovac, “Blues In Sea”

Chapters
00:00 - Blues soloing
10:24 - Hello, class!
10:45 - Divorce / New house / Flood / Garage
13:31 - Blues in C
15:47 - PRS Cleveland Korina
16:32 - Sessions


Notes
Hello dear class, checkin’ in with some flood and divorce updates....thanks very much to everyone who sent sweet messages being concerned about the recent bad weather.

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I sincerely thank all of you sweet people for watching the show and being so supportive and encouraging over the last year or so of madness.

March 17th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 98, Tom Bukovac, “Eastlake North Notable Alumni”

Chapters
00:00 - Slow blues intro
03:43 - Strangling the string lesson
04:20 - Hello, class!
04:44 - VCB / Stipe Miocic
06:00 - Don't look at fretboard
07:30 - Pedalboard order
08:52 - Most embarrassing story
13:33 - Altered blues loop lesson
16:25 - 100th Episode show


Notes
A brief chat on that fear that all men have of having something planned in the future that cannot be moved....and a few words about Stipe Miocic, who is, in my humble opinion, a bad bad man.

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100th episode prints available at www.ziggysartstudio and I think theres only a few left sadly

March 8th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 97, Tom Bukovac, “Takin’ Requests”

Chapters
00:00 - Rockin' intro jam
04:22 - Hello, class!
05:30 - 100th Episode show
08:40- Homeskoolin' beer
09:25 - Duesenberg Blackbird guitar
09:44 - Tuning / Creasing string at bridge
12:15 - Harmonics lesson
14:03 - Wurly effects lesson


Notes
I wore my WMMS shirt today in honor of the passing of Cleveland legend Michael Stanley....RIP Michael.

If you guys have a favorite Homeskoolin’ opener that would work good in a live set please tell me...I’m all ears

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March 4th, 2021

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

Chapters
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


Notes
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”

Chapters
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


Notes
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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February 18th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 94, Tom Bukovac, “Pronounced Boo-kuh-vak”

Chapters
00:00 - Old time Country intro
00:39 - What's up!
02:10 - Adaptation of Country music
02:44 - Tell what chords are behind lead lesson
05:12 - Using partial melodies to create illusions
05:50 - Mutated CAGED system / Bored class member
06:50 - Shifting chords practice / Shapes and knowledge
08:05 - Do I have to learn theory?
08:24 - Chess player / Homework / Philosophical
10:57 - Playing / Tape loop thoughts
12:16 - '59 335 deep tone / PAFs
15:23 - Cool lick lesson


Notes
A brief stream of consciousness ramble on infinite tape loops in the mind, the power of the 6th note, and the brain’s ability to learn and retain at various ages. Check out www.ziggysartstudio for a look at the 100th Homeskoolin episode commemorative print...if it ain’t up yet it will be soon.

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Thanks for watching guys

February 16th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 93, Tom Bukovac, “The Secret?”

Chapters
00:00 - Mellow intro jam
00:24 - Check it out!
01:18 - System to explain / Cowboy chords lesson
04:40 - Invert chords up the fretboard
08:09 - CAGED? / Jumbling patterns


Notes
A brief chat cobbled together from a hazy thought that crossed my mind while i was still in bed this morning.

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February 15th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 92, Tom Bukovac, “Dilly’s Blues”

Chapters
00:00 - Smooth intro jam , Hillybilly lick
05:07 - Hello, class!
05:45 - Southern Prog Rock lesson
08:24 - G7 voicing / Playing
10:14 - "D Major triad" / Playing
11:00 - Bbadd9 / Playing
12:32 - Free form jam


Notes
Snowed in....like most of us...outta beer....bad bad news. Anyway hope you enjoy this total free association stream of consciousness spewing forth from the mind of your weirdest old uncle in a messy 55 degree garage, replete with family interruptions.

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February 14th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 91, Tom Bukovac, “Paper or Plastic?”

Chapters
00:00 - Rock, Country, Blues intro
01:38 - Tom Britt tribute / Open tunings
03:27 - Ry Cooder adaptation lesson
05:13 - Open Eb lesson / Transposing
08:03 - Slide
09:32 - Chords and octaves
10:29 - Tuning to "don't know what the hell it is."
11:30 - Open G lesson / Transposing
13:48 - Keith Richards / Low string
14:28 - Led Zeppelin - Dancing Days lesson
15:08 - Juicy jam
15:59 - V chord
16:20 - Drop low string to C lesson / IV chord


Notes
A free tutorial on open tunings and a thank you to one of my mentors...
Tom Britt

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Homeskoolin merch available at www.guitarhouse.net
Venmo tip jar is @Tom-Bukovac-1

February 12th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Session Update “Pharoah Manganese”

Chapters
00:00 - Gordon and piano playing


Notes
Feb 12 2021....Soundstage studios in Nashville.
Gordon Mote on the piano.....today 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

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