Vol. 1: In-Depth Sessions with a Master Musician; Vol. 2: Building a Blues Repertoire; Vol 3: Sanctifying the Blues
Now in one complete deluxe volume for the first time! Dr. John, a veritable encyclopedia of music and lore, immerses you in all aspects of New Orleans boogie and blues piano. These intimate sessions with the legendary "Night Tripper" are as close to taking private lessons with a blues master as you will get. The information he imparts will help you build a solid repertoire and acquire a wealth of essential licks, runs, turnarounds, rhythms and techniques. Even non-players will love this guided tour of a great American tradition.
These powerful lessons are jammed with a wealth of rhythmic and melodic ideas, each delivered with Dr John's unfailing style and taste. Through his encyclopedic knowledge of traditional piano styles, you'll gain a firm grip on the authentic blues "feel" that will give your playing new depth while you vastly increase your repertoire.
Learn a variety ofr Boogie Styles plus the distinctive techniques of New Orleans piano greats Professor Longhair, Allen Toussaint, Ray Charles, Charles Brown, Fats Domino, Toots Washington, James Booker and others.
Note: Now includes PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left to right.