March 14th, 2024

Homeskoolin’ Volume 290, Tom Bukovac, “The New Jazzmaster”

00:00 - Quiet blissful notes that form something else
02:25 - Hello, Homeskoolers'! / New chair
03:00 - Beer, thanks, Gwen, staying up for a minute
03:17 - Lesson: Michael McDonald - I Keep Forgettin' (Steve Lukather)
04:55 - Gwen Stephani / Learning all the time / Gear brought to session
07:03 - The sound of the Jaguar / Unique compared to Jazzmaster / "Jazzmaster harder to fit into track"
10:38 - Unbelievable tone of the Gibson Les Paul Special / Love John Cougar
12:45 - Using the Burst in conjunction with poinky guitar in session is great
14:18 - Old Gretsch guitars and their sound / No sustain in Gretsch for studio / ES-335 & P90 jangle for alternative

Uncle Larry gets pretty deep into the mindset of recording guitars….I apologize as this one may quite possibly bore the hell out of anyone who isn’t a studio rat.
Thanks for watchin’ anyway!

and....since we have a lot of new viewers coming along recently...
let me tell ya' how shit works around here...
first off, i NEVER ask anyone to subscribe or "smash that like button"....

if you do indeed learn some useful 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...especially since it's taxseason

you can make PayPal donations to this address:
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but wait....THERE'S MERCH TOO!!!!

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:

April 24th, 2020

Homeskoolin' Volume 14, Tom Bukovac "Rolling Rock Memories"

00:00 - Gospel chord intro
01:59 - Welcome
02:40 - Viewer Comment Bin
02:55 - Basement vs stage
07:08 - Session isn't for me?
12:56 - Play with a Beatle
13:35 - Rita Wilson & Tom Hanks
16:00 - Chord progression lesson

A brief chat on tone, being a session man, Tom Hanks...and acknowledging the fact that Joe Walsh clearly knows a helluva lot more about playing in an arena than I do.


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