April 5th, 2024

"Hey Man Show Me A Cool Lick" (Volume 3)

00:00 - Hi-hat hit sneak
01:11 - Cool lick on the keys
02:27 - Cross stick finger groove / Jewelry jam

Starring Philly drummist Jordan Perlson and piano man Jimmy Wallace...or as we call him "Jimmy Wallets"


February 20th, 2024

Homeskoolin’ Volume 283, Tom Bukovac, “Hot Marshall Sundae”

00:00 - SG Rock 'n' Roll tone
01:00 - Old Uncle Larry on Plexi Sunday
02:00 - "Favorite Homeskoolin'?" / "Hate everything I play"
03:00 - Jeff Steele and Scott Bagman
03:45 - Foreigner and "Corporate Rock" formula
04:35 - "Crazy-ass lick" to torture someone
05:00 - Lesson: Pull-off
06:00 - Dio - Holy Diver (demon bleat)
06:45 - Joni Mitchell - Chalk Mark in a Rainstorm (Lakota Indian chant)
07:15 - Hot Rod Lincoln (George Frayne)
08:35 - "What rockstar that died early would you like to see to continue?" / Jimi Hendrix
09:38 - Rush
10:35 - Drummers interested in old guitars? / Greg Morrow and vintage drums
13:30 - What guitar do you want?
14:01 - '68 Marshall Plexi Super Tremolo 100W

Uncle Larry explores the absolute zenith of humankind’s experiments with tube amplification...the late 1960's Marshall Plexi panel....

File this one under "stuff Uncle Larry thinks is really fuckin' cool"...

so we have a lot of new viewers recently and here's the real inside shit folks...for realz.

i NEVER ask anyone to subscribe or "smash that like button"....

if you do indeed learn a lot of stuff from this channel and feel like it is indeed helping you as a player, all i ask is that you just throw a little something in the tip jar...

and where is this tip jar you say???

You can make PayPal donations to this address:
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a person could potentially purchase a myriad of Homeskoolin' related merch..including several different extremely comfortable and nice feeling T-shirts and some beautifully constructed coffee mugs for those afflicted with thin lips...i pride myself on having the comfiest t shirts on earth...no scratchy bad fitting horseshit here people.. check it out at

AND....believe it or not....i have a new website people....an actual proper website.

You can see all kinds of weird old photos there, you can also purchase a download of the live concert i did last December if you like.

A lot of these very same new viewers don't seem to know that Uncle Larry made a couple records that they could potentially listen to... one is an instrumental solo record called "Plexi Soul" that is available here:

another is an instrumental collaboration with his dear friend Dean Deleo (originally from the Stone Temple Pilots organization) that is available here:

February 12th, 2024

Homeskoolin’ Volume 277, Tom Bukovac, “Bait And Click”

00:00 - Rocking the V
01:40 - Lesson: Lick of the day
02:20 - Lesson: Another one / Exploring the V
04:50 - '90 Gibson Flying V / Spoiling the kids
06:25 - End of football season
07:06 - "The World Series" / Watching the NFL Super Bowl / Proposing to Taylor Swift
08:48 - Clickbait thumbnails and titles
09:42 - Pantera show / Metal world / Bass drum hits
11:58 - Mattel electronic football
12:45 - Rollin' Rock Uncle Larry pedal
13:27 - Robert Baker guitar show (Black Les Paul Deluxe) / Low stress, beer drinking lifestyle
15:47 - Piano player which one? (Wakeman or Banks)
17:00 - Something died /re
17:50 - Wayne Killius echo drums explanation
18:45 - Killius playing drums
20:45 - Cool drum licks
22:00 - Echo drumming!

Uncle Larry reflects on the NFL’s decision to let Taylor Swift win the Super Bowl and gets into some hot VCB

amazing drum lesson courtesy of Wayne Killius

January 10th, 2024

Homeskoolin’ Bonus “The Midwestern Beat”

00:00 - The notes say it all

The sweetest and most organized guy in all of rock, my dear boy Kenny Aronoff…

September 29th, 2022

Homeskoolin’ Bonus “Big Fish In A Big Pond”

00:00 - Recording pedal steel in the studio
06:47 - Drum playing and lesson

A brief chat with two of the baddest cats to ever put on a pair of headphones….Paul Franklin and Victor Indrizzo.

September 15th, 2022

Homeskoolin’ Bonus…”The Drum Kit Of The Future?”

00:00 - Introduction to a good cause

So, i played this crazy gig tonight for my dear old friend Chris Donahoe (you may remember him from the “Community Of Tenderness” video i did a while back) at the Gibson Garage in Nashville…the local Gibson show room.

All i was told is that it was a charity gig for a foundation that used to be “Little Kids Rock” that has been renamed “Music Will”.

We rehearsed all morning, five songs, and then went to soundcheck... while we were all waiting around and hanging out after the soundcheck, our drummer, my dear old friend and legendary session drummer Chris “Stix” Mchugh (fellow Genesis fan who also happened to be the producer of my “Plexi Soul” record) started talking about this super cool prototype drum kit that he saw backstage…a great sounding little portable kit that you can pick up and carry around with one hand...and it all fits inside the plastic trash bucket that also doubles as the kick drum.

we were all totally blown away by it…especially Stix…. and we were all like “ok, so where can we buy one of these right now?”

but they are only in prototype stages at this point...apparently only 30 in existence at this point, according to the inventor Dave.

All i know is this... it’s a VERY rare moment when a bunch of jaded session players are totally blown away by ANY piece of gear enough to pull out their wallets...it does not happen very often, trust me.

My first thought was “damn, whoever invented this little drum kit is about to make a fucking BOAT LOAD of cash".... But it turns out it’s much different than that....

The guy who invented it, Dave Wish, is somehow amazingly NOT trying to get rich off of this invention, he is actually ONLY interested in furnishing schools with thousands of these kits…and he needs help.

I’m not sure what this all means or how it could all play out, but maybe some of YOU guys will have some ideas

check it out...this is very cool my friends...



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