Gospel Guitar

Happy Traum

Ten Easy Songs of Spirit and Faith

Here are ten carefully chosen traditional spirituals, hymns and bluegrass gospel songs that any beginner or early-intermediate player will enjoy learning. These beautiful songs have been specifically arranged to help you expand your repertoire of folk/gospel material while developing knowledge, technique and skill on your guitar. The songs have been designed so that you'll gain experience with basic ... Read More
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Great Guitar Lessons: Bluegrass Flatpicking

Norman Blake, Russ Barenberg, Happy Traum, Dan Crary, Steve Kaufman, Tony Rice, Nick Forster

Bluegrass Flatpicking

This terrific compilation features basic to advanced lessons from some of Homespun's most celebrated pickers. After Happy Traum gives an overview of flatpicking, you'll become familiar with each instructor's teaching and playing style and expand your own guitar technique, as you master several complete tunes. Happy Traum - "Wildwood Flower" (new lesson) Nick Forster - Texas style back-up for ... Read More
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Great Guitar Lessons - Blues and Country Fingerpicking

Eddie Adcock, Roy Book Binder, Doc Watson, John Jackson, Thom Bresh, Rory Block, Happy Traum

Blues & Country Fingerpicking

This terrific compilation features basic to advanced lessons from some of Homespun's most celebrated pickers. You'll become familiar with each instructor's teaching and playing style, and expand your own guitar technique, as you master several complete tunes. Happy Traum - "John Henry" (new lesson); John Jackson - "Louis Collins" (The Fingerpicking Blues Of John Jackson); Rory Block - "Fixin' To ... Read More
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Great Guitar Lessons - Fingerstyle Techniques

Muriel Anderson, Frederic Hand, Laurence Juber, Alex de Grassi, Chris Proctor, David Wilcox, Martin Simpson, Preston Reed

Fingerstyle Techniques

Some of the most creative and compelling contemporary music in recent years has been made by acoustic fingerstyle guitarists. The term "fingerstyle" denotes the use of thumb and two or three fingers of the picking hand to achieve moving bass lines, sharply delineated melodies and complex harmonies. Some artists use classical guitar techniques to create their music, others blend classical ... Read More
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Great Guitar Lessons Special Package

Roy Book Binder, Chris Proctor,Norman Blake,Tony Rice, Nick Forster

Great Flatpicking, Blues & Country, Fingerstyle

All three guitar lesson compilations for the low package price of $59.95 - SAVE $15! These three terrific compilations feature lessons at all levels, from basic to advanced, taken from the DVDs of some of Homespun's most celebrated pickers. BLUEGRASS FLATPICKING After Happy Traum gives an overview of flatpicking for those just starting out, you'll become familiar with ... Read More
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Guitar Chords and Progressions Package - Two-DVD Set

Artie Traum, Pete Huttlinger

A Complete Guide to Chords and How To Use Them

Chords are the backbone of any guitarist's style, and it is imperative that you master them in all their forms. These two instructors each take a different approach to the subject, but together they will give you a solid grounding in your knowledge of chords and your ability to play them. Artie Traum has designed the perfect lesson for ... Read More
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Guitar "Licks-Ercises"

Toby Walker

Turn Powerful Fretboard Exercises Into an Arsenal of Blues, Country and Swing Guitar Licks

This encyclopedia of  “exercises disguised as licks” might be the coolest, most user-friendly DVD lesson you’ve ever worked with. Toby Walker has put together dozens of fretboard drills that lead you into phrases for blues, country, swing and boogie-woogie guitar tunes. Do the exercises, then apply the licks in real-life musical situations and really play! Toby’s foundational drills ... Read More
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Guitar of Preston Reed

Preston Reed

Expanding The Realm of Acoustic Playing

Preston Reed has reinvented how the acoustic guitar is played with his dynamic use of percussive devices and unusual playing ideas. You'll learn to create a multitude of sonic and rhythmic effects with Preston's "rim shots," "bongo hits," slap harmonics, double hammer-ons, two-hand tapping, right-hand fretting and other techniques. In Slap Funk, Border Towns and Tribes, he shows ... Read More
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Guitar Styles of the Carter Family

Mike Seeger
The Carter Family (A.P., Sara and Maybelle) of southwestern Virginia has been a seminal force in the history of recorded country music. Maybelle's dynamic "thumb-lead" style in particular is essential knowledge for anyone interested in playing traditional American folk or country guitar. In the 1960s and early 70s, Mike Seeger toured with Maybelle Carter and visited with ... Read More
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Happy Traum's Complete Fingerpicking Guitar Method

Happy Traum
These six CDs will teach you how to pick out syncopated melodies while maintaining a steady rhythmic bass pattern in the styles of Merle Travis, Elizabeth Cotten, John Hurt and others. Even students who have never done this kind of picking before will be improvising fingerpicking solos by the end of this series! Songs: John Henry, Sugar Babe, Spike Driver ... 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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