Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
Despite the protestations of early critics, rock music did not cause the fall of Western civilization. Indeed, it has become a lasting musical art form which many aspire to learn and perform. This program, hosted by jazz great Herbie Hancock, offers a guide for the aspiring rock musician on everything from choosing the right equipment to the right songs. This episode examines the basic components of a rock band, from guitar to drums. Musicians and music teachers offer tips and insights for making rock music.