Tom Harkenriders 5:00pm Monday Blues Guitar Skype Class Sign up Thread

Discussion in 'MWGL School of Music' started by Mark Wein, Nov 17, 2011.

    Nov 17, 2011
  1. Mark Wein :mad:


    This is the place to ask questions about and sign up for Tommy Harkenriders Blues Guitar Skype Class.

    The class will be 5pm PST Monday nights starting December 5th - you can find your local time here:

    Each class will have their own private forum in this section of the site where they can get class materials in PDF, mp3 or Guitar Pro formats and it can be used for questions or discussions on that weeks video class between the instructor and students. You can also post recordings of yourself playing the lessons for the instructor to check out. This will be similar to the subscription video classes we also offer in this forum.

    Rates for the class are $10 per person per 30 minute class if you pay at the beginning of the month for the whole month. This will also get you a subscription to the class forum. If you just want to attend the classes "one at a time" and not commit to the month the rate is $20 per class and no forum access. I'm trying to work this so that it's an inexpensive way for folks to take the class but not cost me money during time that we can be teaching private students and classes here at Premier Music. Win-win :)

    Students will need to register here on the forum for access to their class forums and sign up for the free version of Skype.

    The class forum is set up and Subscriptions are available here:

    The class forum is in the MWGL School of Music forum but will only be accessible once you've paid a subscription:

    We will have a more "verbose" class description soon but Tom will be teaching how to play the guitar in the following styles and feels:

    Jump Blues- T-Bone Walker, Pee Wee Crayton, Tiny Grimes, Hollywood Fats and Junior Watson

    Lumps (Little Walter, Jimmy Reed Shuffles) Robert Lockwood, Jimmie Rogers, Eddie Taylor

    Mambos- Little Milton B.B. King

    60's box shuffle- Otis Rush, Magic Sam

    Slow blues

    Country - Big Bill

    Minor - Otis Rush

    R&B - Pete Lewis

    R&B shuffle - Mickey Baker, Cal Green

    2 Beat – in the style of Ike Turner
  2. Nov 17, 2011
  3. tgk03 Ain't it crazy?

    If you're into Blues, this you gotta take this class. I study with Tommy Tuesday nights. He's a great teacher. Lotsa info, history, hot licks and building blocks to make your own.
  4. Nov 17, 2011
  5. paulskirocks Blue Zone Compliant

    I already signed up... I took his online module, and then I won another module on Chicago blues, but was in the process of dealing my dad's death and right in the middle of moving, so I never got to really absorb it...

    So, now I am going to actually take organized lessons from real teachers for the first time in my life... Hopefully, it won't mess up my metal wankage... :)
  6. Nov 18, 2011
  7. paulskirocks Blue Zone Compliant

    So, am I the only wanker on this forum that wants to learn some blues?
  8. Nov 18, 2011
  9. reverend1 Kick Henry Jackassowski

    Mondays dont work for me.
  10. Nov 18, 2011
  11. Mark Wein :mad:

    Have a sneak preview....I'm not done with the actual lesson stuff yet but the video is up:

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  12. Nov 26, 2011
  13. paulskirocks Blue Zone Compliant

    So, any interest in this, other than from me? Is it still going to happen?
  14. Nov 26, 2011
  15. Mark Wein :mad:

    I'd like it to but so far you're the only guy. I'm going to bang the drum on this a bunch in the new week now that Thanksgiving is over.
  16. Nov 26, 2011
  17. I would do it after I do the class I am signed up for. I can only devote one night a week.
  18. Nov 28, 2011
  19. Mark Wein :mad:

    we've had a couple questons about moving the time later since more of the folks who are interested are here on the west coast....what say ye?
  20. Nov 28, 2011
  21. paulskirocks Blue Zone Compliant

    I'm open...
  22. Nov 28, 2011
  23. dodgechargerfan Kick Henry Jackassowski

    I'm open to juggling both classes unless you think it might be too much.

    I know that's really for me to answer, but I guess I'm looking for a sanity check.
  24. Nov 28, 2011
  25. Mark Wein :mad:


    My stuff might actually be pretty complimentary to what Tom is doing actually. Depends on your time.
  26. Nov 28, 2011
  27. BluesPup not a n00b anymore

    Okay I signed up

    Okay I signed up

    Now I need to figure out the Skype thing

    How will I login to the class next Monday?
  28. Nov 28, 2011
  29. Mark Wein :mad:


    Send either Tom or myself your Skype ID and we'll send you a contact request...then just be online when its time for the class. We might be moving the time around a little bit so I'll have Tom contact you directly. If you want to I'm doing a trial of the Skype desktop sharing for a recording class tomorrow at 5:weebz:opm and you can use that as a "soundcheck" or dry run of the technology or we can set one up for you at a more convenient time if you want and are not familiar with how SKype works.
  30. Nov 29, 2011
  31. dodgechargerfan Kick Henry Jackassowski

    I'm in.
    It's worth it to try for a month. If I find the two classes are too much for me to handle, I can decide which way to go later on.
  32. Nov 29, 2011
  33. Mark Wein :mad:


    I just let Tom know.
  34. Nov 29, 2011
  35. Mark Wein :mad:

    Is everyone cool with this class being moved to 8pm on Mondays?
  36. Nov 29, 2011
  37. paulskirocks Blue Zone Compliant

    I'll have to pass, as the computer is currently in our bedroom until we move, and due to the fact that around here that is about our bed time...
  38. Nov 29, 2011
  39. Mark Wein :mad:

    gotcha....let us work on this.

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