Dream Theater’s “AVFTTOTW” Deep Dive 1/29/2022

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This Saturday, January 29th, join me at 12pm EST on Patreon as I take a deep dive in to Dream Theater’s “A View From The Top Of The World.” Join Patreon at the Wizdom Music Academy tier or above and get access to Daily Key lessons & tips, my Monthly Live Chats, and more! Previous Deep Dives include Dream Theater’s … Read More

Dream Theater’s “Awaken The Master” Deep Dive 12/27/2021

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Join me for a deep dive into “Awaken the Master” off of Dream Theater‘s latest album, A View from the Top of the World – this Monday, December 27@3pm EST. It’s one of the most intense songs from our new release and there is a lot of complex programming that went into preparing to play it live. I can’t wait … Read More

Live Chat with Special Guest Thomas McRocklin 12/19/2021

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December’s Patreon Live Chat will take place December 19th, 2021 at 3pm EST and my special guest with be Thomas McRocklin. He was the child prodigy guitarist featured in Steve Vai’s music video “The Audience is Listening.” He opened for Ozzy Osbourne when he was 8 years old. He was also featured in the documentary “Legends of the Guitar” at … Read More

Live Chat with Special Guest James LaBrie 10/26/2021

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Dream Theater’s new album A View From The Top Of The World is now out worldwide and on Tuesday, October 26th at 8pm EST, the one and only Pirate himself James LaBrie will be joining me for an exclusive live chat only on Patreon! Exclusively on Patreon! www.patreon.com/jordanrudess

Live Chat with Special Guest Keith Wechsler 10/17/2021

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Join me on Sunday, October 17th at 3pm EST as I welcome my friend Keith Wechsler to the live chat. In addition to being my tech guru for many years, Keith has also produced Keith Emerson, been an engineer and mixer for The Beach Boys, as well as wearing many other hats in the music and entertainment industry. Exclusively on … Read More

August’s Patreon Live Chat with Special Guest Steven Wilson

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Join me on Patreon August 22nd, 2021 at 4pm EST as I welcome special guest Steven Wilson to the live chat! We’ll discuss his solo career, the times we’ve had on the road together, the remasters he’s done for classic albums from King Crimson, ELP, Gentle Giant, and much more!   Only on Patreon! www.patreon.com/jordanrudess  

The Alien Listening Party

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Let’s listen to DT’s “The Alien” single together. We will dig into the piece and discuss my approach in the recording. I’ll share what I’m thinking when programming it for the live shows and do a Q& A. I am also going to share the keyboard transcription with all Wizdom Music Academy Patrons!   Saturday, August 14 at 11am EST … Read More