How and Why to Use a Capo

Happy Traum

A Basic Guide for Acoustic Guitarists

The capo is an essential tool for all acoustic guitarists, with a variety of important uses. Happy’s primer covers all aspects of six-string capo technique. You’ll get great information about how, why and when to use it, practical playing tips, play-along opportunities, and a complete understanding of how to get the most out of this wonderful little device ... Read More
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How I Play (Some of) My Favorite Songs

Tom Rush

10 Easy-to-Play Classics

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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How to Become a More Creative Guitarist

Adrian Legg

An Insider's Tips for Fingerstyle Players

This terrific DVD will give you all kinds of musical ideas and new ways to approach your guitar playing. Adrian Legg explores nine of his most popular instrumentals, teaching some of the devices that he has pioneered to achieve his thrilling sound. His easy but inventive arrangement of Silent Night in open D tuning gets you off to an enjoyable ... Read More
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How to Buy a Vintage Guitar-A Primer for Collectors, Investors, Players and Enthusiasts

George Gruhn
In this unique buyer's guide, George Gruhn, one of the world's foremost authorities on vintage fretted instruments, teaches you every aspect of assessing a guitar's value. You will be able to select with confidence, whether your focus is new, used or vintage, for personal pleasure or investment value. You'll learn to see and instrument the way ... Read More
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How to Play Lead Acoustic Guitar

Artie Traum with Diane Zeigler

Secrets to Successful Song Accompaniment

This may be one of the best lessons we have ever produced for acoustic guitar! Recently discovered in our VHS archives, we have restored it to digital download and it's now available to learning players for the first time in many years. A good accompanist adds depth, sparkle and excitement to a song, punctuating it with improvised lines and ... Read More
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Hymns for Guitar

Pete Huttlinger
Traditional hymns, with their resonant melodies, rich harmonic structures and deep messages of faith and inspiration, have been joyfully passed down through the ages. Guitar virtuoso and renowned teacher Pete Huttlinger has taken seven carefully chosen pieces and has arranged them for intermediate fingerstyle guitarists. These beautiful songs of faith can be played in family gatherings, worship services, solo performances ... Read More
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Hymns, Spirituals and Sacred Songs - DVD 1

Happy Traum

Fingerstyle Arrangements

Learn to play beautiful songs of faith taken from the folk, gospel and blues traditions and specifically arranged for beginning and intermediate guitarists. The pieces start at a very easy level but gradually advance in difficulty, so that by the end of the lesson even a relative novice will be able to play some fairly challenging material. Each song is ... Read More
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Hymns, Spirituals and Sacred Songs - DVD 2

Happy Traum

Fingerstyle Arrangements

This guitar lesson features some great songs taken from the gospel/blues tradition. The arrangements utilize steady-bass fingerpicking, blues licks, bass runs, turnarounds and complete solos within a repertoire of "sanctified"songs. Paul and Silas (All Night Long) is a spiritual in E with rich chord changes and a bluesy beat. 12 Gates to the City, played in A, is ... Read More
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Hymns, Spirituals and Sacred Songs - Two-DVD set

Happy Traum

Fingerstyle Arrangements

Learn to play beautiful songs of faith taken from the folk, gospel and blues traditions and specifically arranged for beginning and intermediate guitarists. The pieces start at a very easy level but gradually advance in difficulty, so that by the end of the lesson even a relative novice will be able to play some fairly challenging material. DVD One starts ... Read More
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Irish Rhythm Guitar

John Doyle
Learn the fine art of backing Celtic tunes on guitar! One of today's hottest players demonstrates the strumming patterns, bass lines, accents and syncopations that he uses to drive a tune forward. You'll discover how adding minor chords and other substitutions add interest to a basic three-chord tune, and will be playing both simple and complex accompaniments to ... Read More
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John Abercrombie Teaches Jazz Guitar Improvisation

John Abercrombie
A jazz great reveals dozens of essential ideas for guitarists who are ready to develop their own voice and create a dramatic change in their playing! John Abercrombie highlights essential concepts, including motivic development; polychording; use of dynamics and rhythmic changes; the introduction of space and outside notes; the melodic bass line approach; and other techniques. Concentrating on the basics-intervals ... Read More
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John Sebastian Teaches Eight Lovin' Spoonful Hits

John Sebastian

(and Welcome Back)

Learn to play some of the most enduring hits in the history of rock and roll! John Sebastian guides you through nine of his classic songs, teaching the chord progressions, bass lines, strums and fingerpicking techniques that will enable you to play these good-time tunes with relative ease. With his affable good humor and impeccable musicianship, John points out the ... Read More
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