12-String Guitar Techniques

Happy Traum

Blues, Rags, Ballads and Instrumentals

Play the powerful basses, dynamic rhythms and rich, resonant chords that are only possible on the 12-string guitar! This lesson by veteran guitarist Happy Traum teaches songs, styles and techniques that will open up vast possibilities on this exciting instrument. The 12-string's six sets of doubled strings provide a depth of sound, richness of tone and rhythmic possibilities that ... Read More
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A Fingerstyle Christmas

Happy Traum

Guitar Arrangements to Seven Beloved Songs and Carols.

These seven traditional Christmas songs and carols have been specially arranged so that even an early-intermediate guitarist can play them, but more advanced players will have much to learn as well. Drawing on his experience as one of America's most popular guitar teachers, Happy Traum has carefully chosen each classic song for its "playability" as well as its timeless ... Read More
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An Easy Guide to Open D

Happy Traum

The Must-Know Tuning for Fingerpickers and Blues Guitarists

Tuning to an open chord is a satisfying and fun way to play, giving you rich, resonant sounds with relatively little effort. Just follow the tuning instructions by Happy Traum, then strum the open strings for a ringing D chord; G, A and other major chords can be made with simple one-finger barres. It’s all explained in such a ... Read More
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An Easy Guide to Tuning Your Guitar

Happy Traum, John Sebastian

Secrets to Staying and Playing Perfectly in Tune

There is nothing more important to making good music than having your instrument play (and stay) perfectly in tune. An out-of-tune guitar can be a painful experience for you and your listeners alike, and tuning it up can be a frustrating and time-consuming process for new players. We feel that tuning should be learned right along with fretting, chording and ... Read More
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Anyone Can Play Harmonica

Peter Madcat Ruth

An Easy Guide to Getting Started

Here's a lesson for people of any age who want to play the harmonica. This pocket-size instrument has been a favorite for generations, and there's no easier way to get started than this basic lesson. All you need is a 10-hole harmonica in the key of C (see our special offer below) and you'll be playing in ... Read More
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Appalachian Dulcimer

Lorraine Lee Hammond
Here's a complete course in all aspects of this favorite American mountain instrument, from the easiest level to a creative musical experience that combines song accompaniment, picking techniques, theory and harmony. Learn a variety of tunings and more than 30 wonderful songs and instrumentals, from traditional Appalachian tunes to jazz and blues tunes. Lorraine Lee Hammond has been one ... Read More
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Appalachian Fingerstyle Guitar in DADGAD Tuning - Two DVD Set

Al Petteway

Two DVD Set

Get both of Al Petteway's incredible Appalachian DADGAD lessons and SAVE! DVD 1: The ringing strings and open voicings of DADGAD produce an ethereal, almost magical guitar sound. In Al Petteway’s masterful hands, well-known Southern Mountain songs and instrumentals are given a new treatment, brought to life with fresh new harmonies and inventive fingerpicking. Al shows you how ... Read More
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Banjo Arrangements of the Kingston Trio

George Grove

Learn to Play Classic Folk Songs

If you're among the millions of fans who love the signature sound of the Kingston Trio and want to create it on your banjo, this fun and easy lesson is for you! Playing his long neck Vega 5-string, veteran Kingston Trio member George Grove teaches the banjo style, originally created by Dave Guard, that has long been instantly recognizable ... Read More
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Basic Arranging Techniques That Every Guitarist Should Know - Two-DVD Set

Happy Traum
GET THE TWO-DVD SET AND SAVE! DVD 1 - Songs in Dropped D Tuning DVD 2 - Songs in Standard Tuning These two DVD lessons will be deeply satisfying for any acoustic guitarist who wants to move beyond simple chords and easy strums. Beginning and intermediate players will quickly gain an understanding of guitar basics through the process of creating beautiful, compelling ... Read More
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Classical Guitar - Arrangements of Four Beloved Folk Songs

Frederic Hand
Guitar virtuoso Frederic Hand teaches exquisite classical guitar arrangements of four widely known and much-beloved American folk songs: The Water is Wide, Wayfaring Stranger, Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair and We Are Climbing Jacob's Ladder. He shows you how, by using lush chords, rich harmonies and inventive improvisational elements, you can make each one ... Read More
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Easy Fingerpicking Favorites

Happy Traum
Learn to play five easy songs that should be in every fingerpicker's repertoire: "Railroad Bill," "My Creole Belle," "Cocaine Blues," "Freight Train," "Make Me A Pallet On Your Floor." Happy plays each tune in its simplest form, then moves the appropriate notes off the beat (while the bass maintains its steady, on-the-beat rhythm) so you can clearly understand where ... Read More
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Easy Guitar Chords and Progressions

Artie Traum

An Effortless Way To Make Your Songs Sound Great!

By moving one finger to a different fret, a familiar chord takes on a whole new quality! Move a chord shape to a different position on the neck and you have a rich, advanced-sounding progression! Welcome to Artie Traum's lesson in how to use chords to enhance basic folk, country, blues and rock songs. Artie has designed the perfect ... Read More
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