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Authentic Hammond Language for Rock and R&B

with Joe Glossop

Learn authentic Hammond-style keyboard language in Rock & Blues styles with an online course led by renowned organist Joe Glossop.

Instrument Hammond Organ

For you get:

  • HD tutorials from an organ pro
  • Breakdowns of classic tunes 
  • Looping and slow down function on every video, so you can nail every note authentically
  • Available on desktop, mobile and tablet
  • 100% satisfaction guarantee
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Level
intermediate
Course Length
21 lessons · 85m 01s

Joe draws his major influences from players like Billy Preston, Booker T Jones, Ray Charles, Jimmy McGriff, Steve Winwood, Richard Tee and Leon Russell, also New Orleans pianists such as Dr John and James Booker. Among the artists he's worked with are Tom Jones, Laura Mvula, Van Morrison and many, many more.

In this course, Joe will give you a deep understanding of the sounds of the Hammond Organ and how to play authenticly in the Soul, Jazz and Gospel styles, using classic tunes featuring the great Hammond players of the 50s, 60s and 70s by artist such as Marvin Gaye, Booker T and the MGs and Brother Jack McDuff.

Students will learn:

  • the different sounds of the Hammond Organ
  • how to decide which sound to use for different playing situations
  • how and when to use the Leslie speaker
  • classic tunes on the Hammond Organ including: Hush (Deep Purple), Rhythm & Blues at the Flamingo (Georgie Fame), On the Green Light (Spencer Davis Group)
  • how to adapt Hammond parts for the Nord keyboard


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Joe Glossop

Joe is a multi-talented keyboard player from the musical city of Sheffield. He specialises in Hammond Organ, currently playing in Tom Jones' touring band. He is adept on keyboards, rhodes and piano but it's on Hammond he's made his name, playing with Van Morrison and James Hunter among many others.

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