Roy Book Binder In Concert

Roy Book Binder

Roy, The Reverend and the Devil's Music

Roy Book Binder bought his first guitar in Naples, heard his first Lightnin' Hopkins record in Marseille and read his first Jack Kerouac novels while cruising the North Atlantic. It was 1965, and after three years of sailing around the world on an aircraft carrier with the U.S. Navy, Roy was eager for the open road. After getting back ... Read More
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Sitting On Top of the World

Toby Walker

A Country Blues Tune in Dropped D

“Sitting On Top of the World” has been played and sung many ways through the years, from its earliest string band rendition by the Mississippi Sheiks to versions by artists as diverse as Doc Watson, Willie Nelson, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Chet Atkins and innumerable others. There’s even a version by the heavy rock band Cream! This one, played ... Read More
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Slide Guitar for Blues - Lap Style - DVD 1

Bob Brozman

DVD One: The Basics and Beyond

Bob Brozman uses a variety of instruments - a Weissenborn, a Dobro-type resophonic and a National steel - to teach the funky blues tunes, cool riffs and adventurous improvisations that he pulls from his seemingly bottomless bag of tricks. His course in lap style slide guitar will open up exciting musical ideas and powerful techniques for anyone who wants to get into ... Read More
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Slide Guitar for Blues - Lap Style - DVD 2

Bob Brozman

DVD Two: Advanced Techniques

Bob Brozman takes lap blues playing to the next level, going deeper, harder, and more intensely into the slide styles and techniques that make this such a powerful and compelling genre. Starting off in G tuning (you'll also learn open C and D minor), Bob concentrates on the deep blues "Delta notes." He runs through "sharpening" exercises using bar ... Read More
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Slide Guitar for Blues - Lap Style - Two DVD Set

Bob Brozman

Two DVD Set

DVD ONE: Bob Brozman uses a variety of instruments - a Dobro-type resophonic, a Weissenborn and a National steel - to teach the funky blues tunes, cool riffs and adventurous improvisations that he pulls from his seemingly bottomless bag of tricks. His course in lap style slide guitar will open up exciting musical ideas and powerful techniques for anyone who wants to ... Read More
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St. James Infirmary Blues

Adam Traum

A Download-Only Homespun Single Lesson

The “Saint James Infirmary Blues,” also known as the “Gambler’s Blues,” is an eight-bar, minor blues New Orleans classic. It was originally made famous by Louis Armstrong but has since been performed by countless other blues, jazz, folk and rock artists. In this Homespun single-song lesson, guitarist Adam Traum discovers some suprising ways to make this great song come ... Read More
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Take A Solo!

Toby Walker

The Secrets to Blues and Country Guitar Improvisation

A blues or country guitarist creates a great solo, spinning single-string notes seemingly out of nowhere, thrilling the audience and getting nods of approval from fellow musicians. How does this happen? How do you even start figuring out which notes to play in the midst of a song or jam session?  Toby Walker has the perfect key to unlocking those ... Read More
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Take Command of Your Fretboard!

Woody Mann

A Practical Approach to Understanding Chords and Melody Through Blues, Gospel and Fingerstyle Originals

This extraordinary 2-DVD set teaches exciting new pieces, invaluable musical concepts, and an understanding of the fretboard to help you build your guitar playing to new levels. Starting from the basic chord positions, guitarist and educator Woody Mann walks you through ways to “play off” the chords and extend the positions up the neck using smaller shapes, double stops and ... Read More
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The Acoustic Guitar Fingerstyle Method

David Hamburger

Learn to Play Using the Techniques and Songs of American Roots Music

Fingerpicking is one of the most sought-after, intriguing and challenging of all acoustic guitar techniques. With your thumb providing the steady bass and fingers syncopating the treble notes, this sound never fails to delight players and listeners alike.  David Hamburger focuses on two essential fingerstyle approaches: alternating-bass “Travis” picking and steady-bass blues style. This carefully thought-out and expertly taught method ... Read More
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The Acoustic Guitar of Jorma Kaukonen - DVD 1

Jorma Kaukonen

Lesson One

Jorma Kaukonen's first musical influences were the fingerpicking blues of Blind Blake, Rev. Gary Davis, Big Bill Broonzy and other traditional players. From those inspirations, he built the acoustic guitar style that has made him a top guitarist and a legendary figure in the pop music world. On this insightful lesson, Jorma breaks down his fingerpicking style, lick by ... Read More
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The Acoustic Guitar of Jorma Kaukonen - DVD 2

Jorma Kaukonen

Lesson Two

Jorma Kaukonen continues the exploration of the popular blues-based fingerpicking that has been his signature style throughout his long and distinguished career.  Jorma starts this lesson with an in-depth breakdown of the folk/blues classic I Know You Rider. He takes the song apart measure by measure, teaching the  runs, chord shapes, bass runs and right hand picking that make ... Read More
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The Acoustic Guitar of Jorma Kaukonen - DVD 3

Jorma Kaukonen

Lesson Three

On his third lesson in the series, Jorma concentrates on repertoire-building, delving into seven of the traditional and original guitar pieces that have favorites in both his solo shows and his Hot Tuna performances. He starts out by teaching the traditional gospel song I Will Be All Right, demonstrating chord shapes, right hand rolls and runs learned from the playing ... Read More
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