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Dr. John Teaches New Orleans Piano - Volume 3

By Dr. John (Mac Rebennack)

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Piano. Blues Instruction, Jazz Instruction. Softcover with CD. 40 pages. Published by Homespun (HL.699094).

Item Number: HL.699094

ISBN 0793581788. 9x12 inches.

Dr. John's gospel piano session explores the church-based rhythms and harmonies that helped give birth to the blues. This session includes an encyclopedic survey of the contributions of Professor Longhair, Jelly Roll Morton, Charles Brown, Allen Toussaint, and other legendary bluesmen.

Includes music, listening examples and lessons on style. (All the songs in "quotes" are full sheet music versions).

  • Church 
  • Introduction - About Church Music 
  • "Song for Mother" 
  • "Something You Got" 
  • Gospel Analysis 
  • Gospel Rhythms 
  • "Blueberry Hill" 
  • "Saints" 
  • "When the Wicked Shall Cease" 
  • Amens and Turnarounds 

  • Major/Minor 
  • Major/Minor 
  • Charles Brown 
  • Raised 9ths 
  • "Lonely Avenue" 
  • 9ths Continued 

  • Blues/Gospel Link 
  • Blues/Gospel Link 
  • "Drown In My Own Tears" 

  • The Famous Lick 
  • The Famous Lick 

  • Styles 
  • Clarence "Pine Top" Smith 
  • Albert Ammons 
  • Jimmy "Papa" Yancey 
  • Jelly Roll Morton 
  • Huey Smith 
  • Fats Domino 
  • Rolling Styles 
  • Various Styles, Same Piece of Music 
  • Allen Toussaint 
  • Professor Longhair 
  • Toots Washington 
  • Champion Jack Dupree 
  • Archibald 
  • Junket Style 
  • Jolly Landrey/"Wild Chapatulas" 
  • James Booker 

  • Analysis 
  • Analysis 
  • "Louisiana Lullabye" 
  • "Qualified" 
  • Ending Talk 
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