Will The Circle Be Unbroken: Maybelle Carter Style

Happy Traum
Just about everyone knows this great old country/gospel song. It’s sung and played at least once at every jam session and campfire singalong, not to mention being the perfect ending to an evening concert. A. P. Carter picked it up from an old hymn, written in 1907, and he, Sara and Maybelle inspired its unending popularity when the Carter Family ... Read More

Guitar Soloing 101

Marcy Marxer

An Easy Guide to the Fingerboard

Anyone can learn to solo on the guitar! Even if you're a novice, as long as you know your basic chords, you can start playing melodies and improvising lead parts. Marcy Marxer's user-friendly method brings all the notes, frets and strings into clear focus, giving you an invaluable roadmap to the guitar fingerboard. Marcy has successfully taught this ... 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 the Songs of John Denver - Video 1

Pete Huttlinger

Guitar Accompaniments and Techniques

John Denver is remembered as one of the most beloved figures in the history of American popular music. He was an accomplished singer, songwriter and guitar player as well as a committed social activist, humanitarian and environmentalist. The spare, deceptively simple accompaniments he devised for his many hit songs gave each one a memorable sound that continues to ring in ... Read More

Easy Bluegrass and Country Guitar

Happy Traum
Guaranteed the quickest and easiest way to get into playing the real country guitar! Happy Traum will get you started in this popular American guitar style and get you ready to move on to more advanced studies. You'll learn to handle a flatpick, play a basic scale, then master these techniques: accompanying songs in straight and waltz time; picking ... Read More
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