Happy Traum's Basic Guitar Lessons, Omnibus edition

Happy Traum
This best-selling series of four books, published for the first time in one volume, teaches note reading, music theory and guitar technique in a clear, progressive program. It can be used by the student alone or along with a music teacher, and features duets, quizzes, exercises, illustrations, reviews and dozens of musical pieces. For both finger and pick styles. (Accompanying ... Read More
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Happy Traum's Guitar Building Blocks - DVD 1

Happy Traum

Barre Chords and How to Use Them

Barre chords are a vitally important part of your ability to move beyond the third fret, play solid rhythm in all keys and get a wide variety of sounds through chord inversions. On this easy lesson for near-beginners, Happy Traum de-mystifies these powerful chord shapes, providing tips on how to play them cleanly and easily. You'll learn basic chord ... Read More
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Happy Traum's Guitar Building Blocks - DVD 2

Happy Traum

Bass Runs and How to Use Them

Bass runs help provide a smooth and musically interesting transition as you change chords. They're especially useful in country, bluegrass and folk songs, often providing a harmony line to the sung melody. Learning to add bass runs to your chord progressions teaches you how to play the notes of the scale in several keys, and helps you develop good ... Read More
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Happy Traum's Guitar Building Blocks - DVD 3

Happy Traum

Instant Fingerpicking Success

The fingerpicking style is one of the most popular and engaging ways of playing the guitar. It's especially good for song accompaniment, and has been favored by folk, blues and country pickers, especially singer-songwriters such as James Taylor, Paul Simon, Shawn Colvin and Nanci Griffith.  This lesson de-mystifies the right-hand technique by breaking it down into patterns that can ... Read More
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Happy Traum's Guitar Building Blocks - DVD 4

Happy Traum

Creating Easy Song Arrangements

The beauty of the guitar is not necessarily based on advanced and highly technical playing skills. Interesting and unusual arrangements can be created with very simple ideas, as long as you have some knowledge and an elementary understanding of the guitar. On this DVD lesson, Happy takes some easy songs and shows you how to transform them into beautiful show ... Read More
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Happy Traum's Guitar Building Blocks: The Complete Four-DVD Set

Happy Traum
Happy Traum created these easy, enjoyable lessons to help novice players learn essential guitar techniques, along with several songs to illustrate each subject. Great for beginning/intermediate guitarists who want to target specific areas for improvement. Student Review: "I would just like to let you know, I have been studying Guitar Building Blocks every evening for three hours and found ... Read More
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Happy Traum's Guitar Theory Package

Happy Traum
Guitarists: Do you know how the strings, frets, notes, scales and chords all work together to make music? Whether you're a total beginner or have been at it for years, there's a good chance you lack a basic understanding of the theory behind what you're playing. Happy Traum, one of the world's best-known guitar teachers, demystifies ... Read More
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Happy Traum's You Can Play Guitar - 2-DVD Set

Happy Traum

A Complete Course for the Beginner

You can make music on the guitar even if you have never strummed a note! Happy Traum makes it easy with his unique step-by-step method, honed by forty years of teaching experience. He provides you with the skills you need to play and sing literally hundreds of songs in a wide variety of styles. Each of the three lessons on ... Read More
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Hot Licks For Bluegrass Guitar Book

Orrin Star
Orrin Star's definitive book of bluegrass guitar licks. Contains nearly 400 examples of hot licks you can add to your playing. Read More
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How and Why to Use a Capo

Happy Traum

A Basic Guide for Acoustic Guitarists

The capo is an essential tool for all acoustic guitarists, with a variety of important uses. Happy’s primer covers all aspects of six-string capo technique. You’ll get great information about how, why and when to use it, practical playing tips, play-along opportunities, and a complete understanding of how to get the most out of this wonderful little device ... Read More
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Keep Your Hand On The Plow

Happy Traum

Easy Fingerpicking For Starting Players

Keep Your Hand On The Plow is a famous old spiritual and civil rights anthem that's great for learning basic fingerpicking. Happy's user-friendly lesson will help beginning pickers keep their steady-thumb, alternating bass technique going while picking out the easily accessible melody notes on the treble strings. Since the song only has two chords (A minor and E7 ... Read More
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Kids' Guitar - DVD 1

Marcy Marxer

Ten Easy Lessons

Children (and their parents and teachers) will be delighted with thislively, fun-filled, easy-to-follow guitar course, our first devoted entirely to them!   With clarity and lots of good humor, noted children'sperformer Marcy Marxer teaches basic chords and strums and gets your kids singing these songs with the guitar: Down By The Riverside, Skip To My Lou, Buffalo Gals, 100 Bottles ... Read More
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