Fingerstyle Artistry of Laurence Juber - Two-Video Set

Laurence Juber
Buy the Complete Set and Save! These challenging sessions will propel your solo acoustic playing to new heights. In a methodic breakdown of some of his most popular pieces, Laurence Juber reveals the percussive techniques and chord voicings he uses to create Baroque-inflected textures, atmosphere and color. And, while building your repertoire, Laurence loads you up with exercises to improve ... Read More

Fingerstyle Artistry of Laurence Juber - Video 1

Laurence Juber

DVD One: Standard Tunings

This challenging session will propel your playing to new heights and open your ears to a myriad of possibilities for solo guitar. In a methodic breakdown of some of his most popular pieces - Solo Flight, A Bit of a George, In Your Arms and To New Amsterdam - Laurence Juber reveals the style and technique he has developed to create ... Read More

Fingerstyle Artistry of Laurence Juber - Video 2

Laurence Juber

DVD Two: Altered Tunings

Laurence Juber uses a full array of techniques to create his superb voicings and unique guitar arrangements. On this inspiring session he concentrates on pieces played in altered tunings, showing you how DADGAD, open-C and open-G minor tunings influence a tune's shape and sound. All of Laurence's instrumentals feature a variety of hammers, pulls, slides, bends, vibrato and ... Read More

Five Unique Pieces for Blues/Roots Guitar

Mary Flower

Build Your Technique Step-by-Step

Mary Flower has a masterful command of the blues. She combines technical know-how with an undeniably soulful groove. Here, Mary teaches five original, distinct pieces that cover four different tunings: standard, dropped D, open G, and D minor. West Delta Blues employs a “dead thumb” right hand picking technique and a cool sliding lick on the treble strings that draw ... Read More

Great Guitar Lessons - Fingerstyle Techniques

Muriel Anderson, Frederic Hand, Laurence Juber, Alex de Grassi, Chris Proctor, David Wilcox, Martin Simpson, Preston Reed

Fingerstyle Techniques

Some of the most creative and compelling contemporary music in recent years has been made by acoustic fingerstyle guitarists. The term "fingerstyle" denotes the use of thumb and two or three fingers of the picking hand to achieve moving bass lines, sharply delineated melodies and complex harmonies. Some artists use classical guitar techniques to create their music, others blend classical ... Read More

Great Guitar Lessons Special Package

Roy Book Binder, Chris Proctor,Norman Blake,Tony Rice, Nick Forster

Great Flatpicking, Blues & Country, Fingerstyle

All three guitar lesson compilations for the low package price of $59.95 - SAVE $15! These three terrific compilations feature lessons at all levels, from basic to advanced, taken from the DVDs of some of Homespun's most celebrated pickers. BLUEGRASS FLATPICKING After Happy Traum gives an overview of flatpicking for those just starting out, you'll become familiar with ... Read More

Guitar Chord Magic - Two-Video Set

Artie Traum

Complete two-lesson series

Artie Traum's unique and powerful method starts with three-note chords, showing how you can easily move them around the fingerboard and substitute them for ordinary major and minor triads. You'll learn how to build chords and develop your ear to choose the right chords for a particular song. Artie illustrates these techniques by teaching several great blues and ... Read More

Guitar Chord Magic - Video 1

Artie Traum

A Guide to Cool Chords and Progressions

Artie Traum's unique and powerful method starts with three-note chords, showing how you can easily move them around the fingerboard and substitute them for ordinary major and minor triads. You'll learn how to build chords and develop your ear to choose the right chords for a particular song. Artie illustrates these techniques by teaching several great blues and ... Read More

Guitar Chord Magic - Video 2

Artie Traum

Spicing Up Your Fingerstyle Arrangements

This fascinating lesson shows you how basic jazz techniques can be used to compose beautiful fingerstyle instrumentals. This invaluable information is ideal for you folk, country and pop players who want to add new textures and harmonies to your music. Like the first lesson in this set, the emphasis is on expansion, or on becoming "unstuck" as you grow as ... Read More

Guitar of Preston Reed

Preston Reed

Expanding The Realm of Acoustic Playing

Preston Reed has reinvented how the acoustic guitar is played with his dynamic use of percussive devices and unusual playing ideas. You'll learn to create a multitude of sonic and rhythmic effects with Preston's "rim shots," "bongo hits," slap harmonics, double hammer-ons, two-hand tapping, right-hand fretting and other techniques. In Slap Funk, Border Towns and Tribes, he ... Read More

Happy Traum Teaches "Ashokan Farewell"

Happy Traum

A Fingerstyle Arrangement of a Timeless Tune

Learn to play a much-beloved tune, best known as the theme from Ken Burns’ award-winning PBS series, The Civil War. Happy Traum teaches an easily accessible, dropped D arrangement of Ashokan Farewell for solo fingerstyle guitar,  great for aspiring players at all levels.  Starting with an unadorned melody on the lower frets, Happy builds the arrangement step-by-step, showing ... Read More

Happy Traum Teaches Blues Guitar Book-CD

Happy Traum
You only have to know the basic chords to get started playing fingerstyle blues guitar! Happy Traum's user-friendly lesson starts with a play-along explanation of the basic 12-bar blues form in the key of E, and then it's right into your first song. You'll gradually learn turnarounds, fills, runs, bass rhythms and "boogie woogie" walking basses and ... Read More
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