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Chuck Leavell - Piano Instruction, Vol. 1

By Chuck Leavell

Piano, Keyboard
By Chuck Leavell. DVD. Instruction, Rock Instruction, Blues Instruction. DVD. Evergreen Arts #DVD001. Published by Evergreen Arts (HL.320426).

Item Number: HL.320426

ISBN 0634074040. 5.5x7.5 inches.

Keyboard magazine calls Chuck Leavell “one of the finest rock keyboardists of all time.” His work has been heard on the recordings of Eric Clapton, The Rolling Stones, George Harrison, Train, The Indigo Girls, Blues Traveler and many others. In his first instructional DVD, Chuck starts out with the basics – stretching, finger exercises, octaves and scales – and then demonstrates techniques useful for playing blues, gospel and boogie woogie piano. Along the way, he breaks down Eric Clapton's “Alberta” and The Allman Brothers' “Statesboro Blues” and “Jessica.” Archival clips of Ray Charles, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Meade “Lux” Lewis, Eric Clapton and The Allman Brothers Band complement recollections of Chuck's early musical experiences and notable career highlights. This jam-packed DVD also includes a special section in which Chuck shares his thoughts about how to prepare for the recording studio. Whether you're a beginner or a pro at the piano, this DVD will provide you with tips to improve your playing! 125 minutes.

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  • October 17, 2010 chuck leavell - piano instruction

    awesome!!! Great value for what you get. A teaching tool I can use every day for a year. Not a beginner tape. Intermediate level. Chuck shows his amazing talent to you and breaks it down for you. Works for both music readers and chords readers. If my dvd ever breaks...

    , I will have to replace it that day!! Highly recommend!!

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