The Guitar of Chris Smither

Chris Smither

Arrangements in Contemporary Blues Style

Chris Smither has made a terrific lesson for everyone interested in taking traditional blues guitar style and incorporating it into a contemporary setting. He has perfected the art of combining the fingerpicking he first learned from the music of Lightnin' Hopkins, Skip James, Brownie McGhee and other country blues masters with groove-driven original songs that are as current as today ... Read More

The Guitar of David Wilcox

David Wilcox

Secrets of Open Tunings and Song Accompaniment

One of the most popular and evocative performers on the scene today helps you unlock your creativity and develop rich, ringing guitar voicings in a variety of open tunings. Working primarily in open C, G, D and DADGAD, and utilizing both pick and finger style, David Wilcox reveals the techniques that shape his distinctive guitar sound. His unusual practice of ... Read More

The Guitar of Jorma Kaukonen - Book/Audio

Jorma Kaukonen

Detailed Analysis of 8 Classic Songs and Instrumentals

This collection by Jorma Kaukonen is a must for all players and fans who want to delve deeply into his innovative guitar style. Jorma performs eight of his most popular solo pieces, then analyzes them -- phrase-by-phrase -- for learning guitarists. The instruction on the CD, coupled with the clear and accurate transcriptions in the book, will make it possible for even ... Read More

The Guitar of Robert Johnson - Two-Video Set

Rory Block
Learn to play the guitar style of the most influential Delta blues artist of all time! Robert Johnson’s unearthly singing and intricate Mississippi Delta style slide guitar have inspired innumerable players in the decades since his untimely death in 1938.  CUSTOMER REVIEW: "I want to thank you for the Homespun learning DVD's you made.  I am learning so ... Read More

The Guitar of Robert Johnson - Video 1

Rory Block
Learn to play the guitar style of the most influential Delta blues artist of all time! Robert Johnson's unearthly singing and intricate Mississippi Delta style slide guitar have inspired innumerable players in the decades since his untimely death in 1938. On this exciting, jam-packed lesson, the award-winning contemporary blues singer and guitarist Rory Block completely demystifies the licks, runs ... Read More

The Little Drummer Boy

Happy Traum

A Fingerpicking Version in Dropped D

The Little Drummer Boy is a perennial classic that can be heard in elevators, shopping malls and just about everywhere else during the Christmas season. This version is a little different from the standard fare, though. Happy adds a groove and turns it into a funky fingerpicking showpiece, utilizing a droning but rhythmic thumb-bass against the hypnotic, syncopated melody.  ... Read More

The Segovia Style

Eliot Fisk

Classical Guitar of the Maestro

This lesson takes us to the heart of the music of the great Andres Segovia. Eliot Fisk, a protegé of Segovia and a master of classical guitar in his own right, has put together a lesson that is filled with invaluable advice and powerful insights into the timeless Segovia legacy. Eliot Fisk's passion for teaching and his love for ... Read More

The Techniques and Arrangements of Alex de Grassi

Alex de Grassi

Adventures in Fingerstyle Guitar

Alex de Grassi pioneered the techniques that have become standard in the repertoire of many of today's acoustic fingerstylists. Here's a rare glimpse of a master guitarist's technique at work. Alex de Grassi has a lot to say about melodies and counter-melodies, two-hand tapping, percussive slapping, double hammer-ons, harmonics, and how to develop dynamic chord structures. He ... Read More

The Techniques and Arrangements of Muriel Anderson

Muriel Anderson

Muriel teaches some of her most requested pieces and discusses the classically-based technique that will challenge and delight all intermediate-to-advanced guitarists.

This in-depth lesson will challenge and delight all intermediate-to-advanced players. Muriel Anderson, the first woman to have won the National Finger picking Guitar Championship and host and originator of the renowned "Muriel Anderson's ALL STAR GUITAR NIGHT®", teaches four in-depth guitar pieces that will challenge you and bring your guitar style and technique to whole new levels. Playing her ... Read More

Things Are Looking Up

Pete Huttlinger

A Single Song Lesson

Many of you know that the great fingerstyle guitarist, Pete Huttlinger, has had to overcome some very serious health issues in the past couple of years. This optimistically-titled guitar composition reflects Pete's up-beat nature and confirms his outlook that things are definitely getting better for him. Written and played in dropped D tuning, Pete's extended, multi-part instrumental will ... Read More

Two Guitar Jamming

Pat Donohue, Mike Dowling

Learning To Play Well With Others

It's great fun to take out your guitar and pick with a friend. The trick is to play interesting and distinct lead and rhythm parts that are musical and tasteful- without getting in the other player's way. In a lively, "jam-packed" display of ideas and musicianship, Mike Dowling (with the expert help of Pat Donohue) teaches the necessary ... Read More

Will The Circle Be Unbroken: Two-Lesson Set

Happy Traum

Maybelle Carter Style and Travis Style

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 ... Read More
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