Learn to Play Blues Piano - Four-Video Complete Set

David Bennett Cohen
Buy all four lessons and save! These lessons start at the very basics of blues piano style and bring you all the way from a beginning level to a wide range of styles and techniques, including boogie-woogie, slow blues, New Orleans, and the roots of rock 'n' roll. Along the way you'll gain invaluable knowledge about music theory, rhythm ... Read More

Learn to Play Blues Piano Set -Videos 1 and 2

David Bennett Cohen

A Beginner's Guide to Improvisation

Video One:  Get started playing authentic blues piano by ear! No music reading or previous piano experience is necessary. David Cohen's step-by-step method is logically and carefully conceived. He systematically leads you through all the steps you'll need to play solid blues piano, whether as a soloist or as a member of a band. David imparts innumerable ... Read More

Learn to Play Blues Piano Set - Videos 3 and 4

David Bennett Cohen
Purchase both of David Bennett Cohen's wonderful lessons - Video 3 ("Boogie-Woogie and Slow Blues") and Video 4 ("New Orleans Style") and save $10! David's in-depth blues piano instruction will bring your playing - and your understanding of this traditional American music - to new levels. LEARN TO PLAY BLUES PIANO Video 3 - Boogie-Woogie and Slow Blues Video 4 - New Orleans ... Read More

Learn to Play Blues Piano - Video 1

David Bennett Cohen

A Beginner's Guide to Improvisation

Get started playing authentic blues piano by ear! No music reading or previous piano experience is necessary. Within minutes you'll be playing a shuffle rhythm on the bass notes with your left hand and riffing on the treble notes with your right. David Cohen is an expert player and teacher, and his step-by-step method is logically and carefully conceived ... Read More

Learn to Play Blues Piano - Video 2

David Bennett Cohen

A Beginner's Guide to Improvisation

David Cohen continues his expert instruction in blues piano, taking you beyond the beginner's level and firmly into intermediate territory. Again, the heart and soul of this lesson is in your ability to improvise, and David gives you all the tools you'll need to make up your own solos, completely by ear. Starting his lesson with various kinds ... Read More

Learn to Play Blues Piano - Video 3

David Bennett Cohen

Boogie-Woogie and Slow Blues

David Cohen takes beginning and intermediate pianists beyond the basics and into the colorful flavors, foot-stomping syncopations and old-time funky feeling of the real blues style. The emphasis is on helping you achieve solid technique and improvisational ideas for both slow blues and the more up-tempo boogie-woogie styles. David covers a wide range of musical concepts that will bring your ... 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

Learn To Play Bottleneck Blues Guitar-Three-Video Set

Bob Brozman

From the Basics to Advanced Bottleneck Technique and Repertoire

One of the most compelling sounds in American music is made by glass or steel sliding on the strings of an acoustic guitar. On these three videoss, the powerful blues of legendary players of the Mississippi Delta -- Robert Johnson, Charlie Patton Bukka White, Skip James, Tampa Red and others -- are taught by a true master of the bottleneck. Bob Brozman ... Read More

Learn To Play Bottleneck Blues Guitar - Video 1

Bob Brozman

The Basics

Bob Brozman's remarkably detailed instruction starts with the basics, including the open tunings needed to get the true bottleneck sound. Through careful explanations of essential left- and right-hand techniques, exercises and songs, this DVD reveals the secrets of traditional blues/slide guitar. Beginning and experienced slide players alike will benefit from this presentation of powerful licks and runs, rhythm ... Read More

Learn to Sing the Blues

Gaye Adegbalola
Here's a vocal workshop that will help bring your blues songs to life! W. C. Handy Award-winner Gaye Adegbalola has identified 17 key points to help a singer put his or her song across. As she puts it: "My mission is give you some ideas to help you relay a story... lay your soul bare... share an experience... say ... 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

Make Me a Pallet #2

Happy Traum

Lesson Two - 20 minutes, includes tab

In his second, slightly more advanced lesson, Happy expands the fretboard by moving up the neck and playing some great riffs based around the F shape. He shows some double-stops, bass runs, a diminished chord and some great single-string licks to build movement into this fingerpicking standard. He caps off the lesson with a 6-2-5-1 turnaround that you can add ... Read More
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