Learn the Classics of Bossa Nova Guitar - Video 1

Aaron Gilmartin

Play the Rhythms, Chords and Melodies of Brazil's Greatest Hits

Aaron Gilmartin takes you on an excursion into the lush jazz chords, seductive rhythms and haunting melodies of bossa nova’s greatest hits. Each of these timeless Brazilian tunes has permeated musical culture worldwide, and has been heard on numerous recordings, film soundtracks and in performances by top pop and jazz artists.  After an important overview of how jazz ... Read More

Learn the Classics of Bossa Nova Guitar - Video 2

Aaron Gilmartin

Play the Rhythms, Chords and Melodies of Brazil's Greatest Hits

On this lesson, Aaron Gilmartin explores three of the best-known and most beautiful songs of the Bossa Nova genre.  His lesson starts with Antonio Carlos Jobim’s Girl from Ipanema (Garotta de Ipanema),the Grammy-winning worldwide hit made famous by Astrud Gilberto and Stan Getz. This song shows you how to sound like a true bossa nova player. Corcovado, another ... Read More

Learn the Classics of Bossa Nova Guitar - Two-Video Set

Aaron Gilmartin

Play the Rhythms, Chords and Melodies of Brazil's Greatest Hits

These two DVDs provide an in-depth immersion into the lush jazz chords, seductive Latin rhythms and haunting melodies of bossa nova’s greatest hits. Measure-by-measure guitar instruction brings a rich learning experience to any player wanting to conquer these timeless songs. DVD 1: O Barquinho (Little Boat) • One Note Samba • Wave DVD 2: Girl from Ipanema • Corcavado• Manha ... Read More

New Directions In Flatpicking

Beppe Gambetta

Bluegrass to European Dance Tunes

Take an adventure in acoustic world music! Beppe Gambetta's reinterpretations of American and European musical traditions offer intermediate and advanced flatpickers a passport to inspiration. He teaches several distinctive techniques which will add zesty new flavors to your entire repertoire. You'll learn Beppe's unique renditions of American fiddle tunes (Soldier's Joy, Old Joe Clark), his lyrical ... Read More

Norman Blake's Guitar Techniques-Video 2

Norman Blake

Ten Stellar Songs and Instrumentals

Norman Blake has long been an icon for lovers of great country-style guitar, a "musician's musician" whose impeccable taste and sure touch have inspired countless folk, bluegrass and country players. Norman's music combines a true old-time sound with just enough of a modern touch to make his playing both timeless and contemporary. On this fascinating DVD, Norman expands ... Read More

Peter Rowan and Tony Rice Teach Songs, Guitar and Musicianship

Peter Rowan, Tony Rice

Play Along and Learn with Two Legendary Artists!

Play Along and Learn with Two Legendary Artists! This captivating session brings together two undisputed giants in the field of bluegrass guitar. Peter Rowan and Tony Rice teach great songs and pass on the techniques, musical insights and wisdom they have gained through decades of experience. This lesson will help players at a variety of levels: If you are an ... Read More

Steve Kaufman Teaches Crowd Pleasers and Show Stoppers

Steve Kaufman

Steve's Favorite Flatpicking Instrumentals

ATTENTION INTERMEDIATE FLATPICKERS! If you want to learn exciting, challenging and technique-enhancing guitar solos, this lesson is for you! Steve Kaufman haschosen ten of his favorite show pieces, each one packed with a powerful arrayof ideas, instrumental skills and advice. These are, above all, great tunes to play at jam sessions, in performance or just in your practice room. With ... Read More

Techniques For Soloing and Performing

Pat Flynn

Flatpick Style

Here's a  lesson that will provide hours of practicing fun, and keep your guitar fingers busy for months! Nashville session guitarist Pat Flynn opens up your creative doors, demonstrating his own method for creating solos and improvising across the entire guitar fingerboard. You'll learn how to work up the neck, finding the chord centers on which you can ... Read More

The Acoustic Guitar of Jorma Kaukonen - Lesson Three

Jorma Kaukonen
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

The Art of Guitar Crosspicking

Steve Kaufman
Be prepared for a real challenge as the mysteries of guitar crosspicking are finally unravelled! Steve Kaufman describes, step-by-step, the flatpicking movements that define this distinctive way of playing and how to add them into your instrumentals. As you progress through the lesson, Steve provides exercises, speed drills, slowed-down and up-to-speed examples, invaluable advice and breathtaking arrangements of Back Up ... Read More

The Blues Guitar (and Harmonica) of John Hammond

John Hammond
John Hammond's passion and commitment to his music have inspired blues lovers throughout the world for more than forty years. Now guitarists (and harmonica players) can learn, up close, how John plays the songs, licks, grooves and soulful solos that make up his dynamic blues style. Harmonicas in the keys of A and D will work well with this ... Read More

The Fingerpicking Blues of John Jackson

John Jackson

with Roy Book Binder

This lesson is a must-have for all guitarists who want a lesson with a traditional blues artist. The Piedmont style comes alive as John Jackson teaches songs from his wide repertoire, detailing the finer points of his fingerstyle technique and reminiscing about Mississippi John Hurt, Mance Lipscomb, Son House and other classic blues guitarists who influenced his music. As a ... Read More
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