Tunes, Tones and Techniques for Drawbar Keyboards. Berklee Guide. Technique. Instructional book (softcover) and examples CD. With standard notation, chord names, illustrations, instructional text, instructional photos and introductory text. 122 pages. Published by Berklee Press (HL.50449479).
Item Number: HL.50449479
ISBN 0634014331. 9x12 inches.
The secret to creating funky sizzles and classic Hammond sounds is mastering the combined use of the drawbars, expression pedal, and the Leslie speaker speed switch. Sound intimidating? It doesn't have to be! This hands-on guide takes you step-by-step through the techniques of playing the drawbar organ, one skill at a time. You'll learn to: play gospel, R&B, jazz, blues, funk and rock; achieve fantastic special effects; understand all the parts of the organ and how to use them; and much more. The accompanying CD includes 21 exercises, plus performance demos of 8 songs, with minus-organ versions so you can jam along! A fantastic introduction to all aspects of playing the B3 organ.