Jewels of Acoustic Blues Guitar, Vol. 4

Rainer Brunn

Five Songs in Open D Tuning

Rainer Brunn has delivered another beautifully detailed lesson that will thrill and inspire all fingerpicking players. This time, he teaches five songs in open D. As in all of Rainer’s lessons, his setlist of songs is nuanced and musically creative. In his hands, the open tuning brings ringing strings, rich textures and the always-powerful alternating bass rhythm. Rainer starts off ... Read More

Jewels of Acoustic Blues Guitar, Vol. 5

Rainer Brunn

Songs of Bo Carter

Here’s a new gem from the ever-popular German fingerstyle guitarist Rainer Brunn, who digs into four songs by the great Bo Carter. Born Armentor Chatmon, Carter is often overlooked as one of the early country blues pioneers. As bandleader of the Mississippi Sheiks and as a soloist, he became known among blues enthusiasts for his bawdy, clever songs that featured great ... Read More

Jewels of Acoustic Blues Guitar, Vol. 6

Rainer Brunn

Four Songs of Mississippi John Hurt

Mississippi John Hurt is an icon in the blues and folk pantheon, a much-beloved songster with a rich and varied alternating-bass fingerpicking style. In another stellar lesson for Homespun, Rainer Brunn performs, then meticulously teaches, his versions of four of John Hurt’s best-known songs: Sliding Delta; Poor Boy, Long Ways From Home; Frankie and Albert; and the ever-popular Make Me ... Read More

Jorma Kaukonen's Fingerpicking Guitar Method

Jorma Kaukonen
This is the ultimate course in Jorma Kaukonen's unique and influential blues and country guitar fingerpicking style, filled with invaluable wisdom, advice and techniques for learning pickers at all levels. Jorma gears this material to players who have little knowledge of the fingerpicking basics while skillfully engaging more experienced guitarists as well. You'll learn five traditional and original ... Read More

"Just For the Love of It" CD Download PLUS Instructional Video Package

Happy Traum

Listen and then learn to play the songs

Happy Traum Teaches Fingerstyle Arrangements for Six Blues, Country and Folk Songs From His Acclaimed CD "Just For the Love of It” Two-hour video download $24.95 Catalog DL-HAP-JF21 Level 3 These six songs and instrumentals will challenge, delight and inspire learning guitarists looking for new techniques and fresh repertoire. Happy teaches two traditional blues; a timeless cowboy song; an ... Read More

Keb' Mo' - The Complete Two-Video Set!

Keb' Mo'
Get both of Keb' Mo's instructional Videos and SAVE! Learn blues, folk and just a touch of jazz with these excellent lessons from a legendary player. Keb' Mo' is one of our great contemporary performing and recording artists, and he's an engaging and entertaining instructor as well. You'll get a real guitar education in blues guitar fingerpicking ... Read More

Lap Slide Blues for the Solo Player

Mary Flower

Hone Your Skills in Open D

Jump-start your lap slide guitar adventures! Veteran blues performer Mary Flower’s exciting lesson gives novices all the necessary playing tools, and experienced guitarists will be delighted by the more challenging techniques and powerful songs she teaches. Playing in open D (DADF#AD) provides rich, ringing sounds and open access to the full slide guitar experience. A clear and thoughtful instructor ... Read More

Learn to Play Blues Guitar with a Flatpick - Video 1

Adam Traum
Blues guitar isn't just for fingerpickers! Adam Traum shows how you can develop a powerful blues style utilizing the special qualities you get from a pick. Using a flatpick on a steel-string acoustic guitar gives you a big sound and the ability to play punchy rhythms and lightning-fast single string lead lines. Adam Traum shows how you can develop ... Read More

Learn to Play Blues Guitar with a Flatpick - Video 2

Adam Traum
Following the success of his first “Blues With a Flatpick” video, Adam Traum has created a user-friendly, pick-style lesson in the blues that will teach you licks, scales, bass runs, chord shapes, turnarounds and progressions in a variety of keys and blues genres.  Starting with a “straight-eight Jimmy Reed” rhythm in E, Adam methodically adds bass run turnarounds, riffs ... Read More

Learn to Play Blues Guitar With a Flatpick - Video 3

Adam Traum

Licks, Tricks and Time-Honored Songs

Adding a third great lesson to his popular series, Adam Traum helps you build your repertoire by exploring six classic tunes, each one representing a different blues style. He demonstrates important pick techniques, along with a variety of chord shapes, licks and solos that can be applied to any blues song you want to play. Starting with I Shall Not ... Read More

Learn to Play Blues with a Flatpick - Three Video Set

Adam Traum

A Complete Course

Blues guitar isn't just for fingerpickers! Adam Traum shows how you can develop a powerful blues style utilizing the special qualities you get from a pick. Using a flatpick on a steel-string acoustic guitar gives you a big sound and the ability to play punchy rhythms and lightning-fast single-string lead lines. Adam Traum shows how you can develop a ... Read More

Lessons From the Good Book

Roy Book Binder

10 Songs From Roy's Acclaimed CD

We’re delighted to welcome our old friend, the legendary bluesman, raconteur and guitar fingerpicker Roy Book Binder, back to Homespun. He made these lessons independently, but we are offering them though our download service in an exclusive arrangement with him. Roy takes you, step by step, through 10 original tunes from his acclaimed CD, "The Good Book." (This release reached ... Read More
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