Mastering Thumbpicking with Richard Smith

Richard Smith

Virtuoso Pieces in the Styles of Doc Watson, Merle Travis, Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed!

“The most amazing guy I know on the guitar. He can play anything I know, only better.” - Chet Atkins, CGP (music legend) “If you like my playing, you should hear Richard Smith! The world champion!”- Tommy Emmanuel, CGP (two-time Grammy nominee) When Richard Smith picks up a guitar, audiences watch in rapt amazement as his fingers dance over fretboard and ... Read More
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McGuinn/Taylor/Rush 3-DVD Value Pack

Roger McGuinn, Livingston Taylor, Tom Rush

Learn From Three of Our Greatest Singer/Songwriter/Guitarists and Save!

Tom Rush has always had an uncanny knack for finding - and writing -wonderful songs, many of which have continued to be played and re-interpreted by new generations of musicians. Play along with him as he personally teaches you ten of the memorable songs and guitar arrangements that have long made him one of America's most beloved performers. You'll ... Read More
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Mike Dowling Plays Blues in Open G

Mike Dowling

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Mike Dowling, a blues guitar master and a Homespun instructor who is a perennial favorite, plays an improvisational groove using Open G tuning. His steady thumb and laid back style are a pleasure to watch in this outtake from his most recent Homespun video, "Mike Dowling's Roadmap to Creative Guitar Arranging." We hope you enjoy this free download that ... Read More
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"Miss Delta" - A Slow Blues Instrumental in E

Mary Flower

A Download-Only Single Song Lesson

Learn this sweet, slow fingerstyle blues instrumental in E by the terrific Mary Flower. “Miss Delta” includes plenty to chew on for both basic and experienced guitarists: Descending chord walk-downs, moving basses, interesting chord progressions and rhythmic variations, and some "New Orleans-sounding" licks. This piece packs a lot in!  We're sure you'll get a lot out of it ... Read More
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Peggy Seeger Teaches Guitar Accompaniment

Peggy Seeger

Guitar Accompaniment for Folk Songs, Ballads and Originals

Peggy Seeger’s unique and compelling guitar accompaniments have become a trademark sound during her successful and highly influential career.  This fascinating two-hour lesson draws on Peggy’s vast repertoire of traditional and original songs and her impeccable ear for just the right nuance to create and embellish an arrangement.  Peggy addresses a variety of accompaniment styles: Carter Family strumming ... Read More
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Roger McGuinn's Basic Folk Guitar

Roger McGuinn

Easy Arrangements for Traditional Favorites from the Folk Den

Roger McGuinn brings his love of folk guitar to novice and intermediate players, providing a solid repertoire of classic songs as well as the basic techniques needed to play them. Putting his trademark 12-string guitar aside, he uses a six-string acoustic to show you the chord progressions, bass runs, and special licks that make his arrangements distinctive. You'll be ... Read More
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Sitting On Top of the World

Toby Walker

A Country Blues Tune in Dropped D

“Sitting On Top of the World” has been played and sung many ways through the years, from its earliest string band rendition by the Mississippi Sheiks to versions by artists as diverse as Doc Watson, Willie Nelson, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Chet Atkins and innumerable others. There’s even a version by the heavy rock band Cream! This one, played ... Read More
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Take Command of Your Fretboard!

Woody Mann

A Practical Approach to Understanding Chords and Melody Through Blues, Gospel and Fingerstyle Originals

This extraordinary 2-DVD set teaches exciting new pieces, invaluable musical concepts, and an understanding of the fretboard to help you build your guitar playing to new levels. Starting from the basic chord positions, guitarist and educator Woody Mann walks you through ways to “play off” the chords and extend the positions up the neck using smaller shapes, double stops and ... Read More
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Techniques for Contemporary 12-String Guitar

Chris Proctor
This DVD lesson provides new insights into the sonic possibilities and boundless opportunities for innovation on the 12-string guitar. Chris Proctor tackles a wide range of ideas and techniques, taking this richly toned instrument into new and undiscovered territory. This course is jam-packed with invaluable information, including important tips on tuning, stringing and setting up the 12-string for maximum output ... Read More
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Tennessee Waltz: A Guitar Instrumental in Dropped D

Happy Traum

A Download-Only Homespun Single Song Lesson

Redd Stewart and Pee Wee King’s “Tennessee Waltz” has been among the world's most popular country/pop songs since it’s million-selling recording by Patti Page in 1950. Since then, it has been recorded hundreds of times, has been named one of Tennessee’s official state songs, and is a ubiquitous number sung and played around campfires and ... Read More
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The Acoustic Guitar Fingerstyle Method

David Hamburger

Learn to Play Using the Techniques and Songs of American Roots Music

Fingerpicking is one of the most sought-after, intriguing and challenging of all acoustic guitar techniques. With your thumb providing the steady bass and fingers syncopating the treble notes, this sound never fails to delight players and listeners alike.  David Hamburger focuses on two essential fingerstyle approaches: alternating-bass “Travis” picking and steady-bass blues style. This carefully thought-out and expertly taught method ... Read More
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The Art of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar

Keola Beamer
The beauty and elegance of Hawaiian slack key guitar is becoming increasingly popular, and Keola Beamer, one of the contemporary masters of the style, provides the perfect introduction to this music. His lush fingerpicking and evocative songs will add new sounds and flavors to your repertoire. Keola has chosen seven traditional and original compositions to give you an overview of ... Read More
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