Blues-Roots Guitar

Steve James

Intermediate Level Fingerpicking

Steve James is known for his mastery of blues guitar styles, as well as his deep knowledge of the history of the great traditional players, from Piedmont to Delta. On this lesson, he takes five pieces representative of different styles and teaches them in careful detail for the learning student. Using guitars from his extensive collection (a 1936 National Trojan ... Read More
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Blue Uke

Del Rey

Blues, Rags and Jazzy Dance Tunes

We’re in the midst of a ukulele renaissance, and this wonderful little instrument’s role has been expanding to include a wide variety of musical genres. In the hands of the amazing Del Rey it becomes a veritable blues and ragtime music machine! This informative and entertaining DVD will teach you a myriad of fingerpicking and chording techniques. Del ... Read More
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Bob Brozman's Guide to Roots Guitar Styles - DVD 1

Bob Brozman

Blues, Ragtime and Swing #1

Move beyond basic folk styles and get into the excitement of fingerstyle blues, ragtime and swing! With his dynamic picking techniques and deep understanding of traditional guitar styles, Bob Brozman provides you with the tools to explore your guitar's rhythmic, harmonic and melodic possibilities. Bob shows you how to play exciting songs like Salty Dog Blues, Jazz'm Blues ... Read More
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Bob Brozman's Guide to Roots Guitar Styles - DVD 2

Bob Brozman

Blues, Ragtime and Swing #2

Get more variety out of your arrangements, develop powerful instrumental technique and expand your musical horizons with Bob Brozman's second foray into American roots guitar music. This jam-packed lesson will build your instrumental skills, improve your fingerpicking and enhance your total understanding of the guitar's fingerboard. Bob's breakdown of his powerful fingerpicking and chording techniques is designed ... Read More
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Bob Brozman's Guide to Roots Guitar Styles - Two-DVD Set

Bob Brozman

Blues, Ragtime and Swing

BUY THE COMPLETE SET AND SAVE! Bob Brozman dissects his powerful fingerpicking technique in these lessons designed to move you beyond basic folk style into blues, jazz, ragtime and swing! These DVDs will improve your guitar arrangements and help you develop a wide variety of instrumental techniques. Read More
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*Bright Morning Stars

Happy Traum
One of Happy Traum's best albums, recorded in 1979 with an astounding group of backup musicians and singers. With Pat Alger, Larry Campbell, Jan De Smet, Caroline Dutton, Amy Fradon, Arti Funaro, John Herald, Doug James, Richard Manuel, Maria Muldaur, Billy Mundi, Andy Robinson, Roly Salley, John Sebastian, Artie Traum, Merle Watson. Songs: Monday Morning Blues, The Bounty Hunter ... Read More
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Bringin' Out the Bounce

Toby Walker

Techniques to Make Your Fingerpicking "POP"

The remarkable Toby Walker has made an outstanding lesson that is sure to appeal to all fingerpickers who love blues and traditional guitar playing. He helps bring your songs to life by adding the rhythmic bounce that will put "pop" into anything you want to play. Toby starts off with a basic version of Roll In My Sweet Baby's ... Read More
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Celtic Instrumentals For Fingerstyle Guitar - DVD 1

Al Petteway

Arrangements in DADGAD Tuning

Learn to play in DADGAD, the popular guitar tuning that gives many Celtic and British Isles instrumentals their special beauty and power. Al Petteway shows you how to play exquisite arrangements using droning bass notes, slides, bends, trills and other guitar tricks to imitate the haunting sounds of harps and pipes. This wonderful lesson by one of today's most ... Read More
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Celtic Instrumentals For Fingerstyle Guitar - DVD 2

Al Petteway

Alternate Tunings

Al Petteway continues his excellent lesson with five beautiful and evocative guitar instrumentals in the Celtic style. This time, he covers songs and effects that can be attained through a variety of tunings, including standard, dropped-D, open G and low C. Al shows you how to create your own arrangements by finding the melody within the chord structure, then fleshing ... Read More
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Celtic Instrumentals For Fingerstyle Guitar - Two-DVD Set

Al Petteway
These wonderful lessons by one of today's most admired fingerstyle players are filled with invaluable insights into playing in Celtic style, from strongly syncopated rhythm strokes to the ringing, harp-like sounds of "cross-string" picking. You'll master the notes and chords in DADGAD, as well as standard, dropped D, open G and low C tunings. Al explains how to ... Read More
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Chris Smither: Special Two-DVD Set

Chris Smither
GET BOTH OF THESE OUTSTANDING LESSONS AND SAVE! DVD One: The Guitar of Chris Smither, Arrangements in Contemporary Blues Style DVD Two: Chris Smither Teaches Six Outstanding Fingerpicking Arrangements Chris Smither has made these two terrific DVD lessons for anyone interested in taking traditional blues guitar styles and incorporating them into a contemporary setting. His foot-tapping, high-groove guitar style and ... Read More
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Conquer the Challenge of the Steady Thumb!

Happy Traum

The Ultimate Fingerpicking Starter Method

Syncopation is the heart and soul of guitar fingerpicking - the push and pull of the thumb maintaining a solid, foot-tapping rhythm while fingers are playing melody notes on the high strings. Keeping that beat going in the bass is one of the main stumbling blocks for many learning players. This “remedial” course will help you train your thumb to be ... Read More
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