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Chuck Leavell - Piano Instruction, Vol. 1 (DVD)Item #: HL.00320426
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As performed by Chuck Leavell.
DVD. With DVD. 5.5x7.5 inches. Published by Evergreen Arts. (HL.00320426)
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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.