Basic Theory That Every Guitar Player Should Know - DVD 2

Happy Traum

Practical Tools for Everyday Playing

Happy Traum continues his hands-on exploration of basic music theory, providing essential knowledge that every guitarist needs to become a more skillful, fully-rounded player. This DVD is packed with invaluable information. You'll learn moveable three- and four-string chord shapes that can be played anywhere, in any key, up and down the fretboard, along with the basic chord progressions that ... Read More
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Basic Theory That Every Guitar Player Should Know - Two-DVD Set

Happy Traum

Practical Tools for Everyday Playing

GET THE TWO-DVD SET AND SAVE! Each DVD separately: $19.95 Guitarists: Do you know how the strings, frets, notes, scales and chords all work together to make music? Whether you're a total beginner or have been at it for years, there's a good chance you lack a basic understanding of the theory behind what you're playing ... Read More
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Bluegrass Practice Session

Happy Traum
Ten solid back-ups to the most popular bluegrass instrumentals recorded to provide practice for the lead fiddler, banjo picker, mandolinist or guitarist. Bill Keith, Happy Traum, Larry Campbell and Molly Mason play each tune several times through in both a slowed-down and up-to-tempo version. Perfect for getting it together before going out to jam with other pickers.Songs: B'ile ... Read More
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*Bright Morning Stars

Happy Traum
One of Happy Traum's best albums, recorded in 1979 with an astounding group of backup musicians and singers. With Pat Alger, Larry Campbell, Jan De Smet, Caroline Dutton, Amy Fradon, Arti Funaro, John Herald, Doug James, Richard Manuel, Maria Muldaur, Billy Mundi, Andy Robinson, Roly Salley, John Sebastian, Artie Traum, Merle Watson. Songs: Monday Morning Blues, The Bounty Hunter ... Read More
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*Buckets of Songs - CD

Happy Traum
Back in the mid-seventies Stefan Grossman invited me to record two albums for his Kicking Mule label, well known throughout the world for its acoustic guitar-oriented releases. I was very proud to be included in their roster of excellent musicians. The resulting LPs, "Relax Your Mind" and "American Stranger" received excellent reviews and good sales, but they went out of ... Read More
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Conquer the Challenge of the Steady Thumb!

Happy Traum

The Ultimate Fingerpicking Starter Method

Syncopation is the heart and soul of guitar fingerpicking - the push and pull of the thumb maintaining a solid, foot-tapping rhythm while fingers are playing melody notes on the high strings. Keeping that beat going in the bass is one of the main stumbling blocks for many learning players. This “remedial” course will help you train your thumb to be ... Read More
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Dreams of Woodstock Combo

Jorma Kaukonen, Happy Traum, John Sebastian
Here's a wonderful way to get hours of guitar instruction and lots of incredible songs to work on - and SAVE. Whether you were there in '69 or were not even born yet, this is the music that defined a generation and has stood the test of time. You'll learn to play guitar arrangements of songs by Bob Dylan ... Read More
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Easy Beginners Blues Guitar Special!

Artie Traum, John Sebastian, Happy Traum

Your COMPLETE course for starting out!

Want to play blues guitar? This set of DVDs gives you a complete course in acoustic styles! You'll be learning songs, licks, turnarounds, chord progressions and other techniques right from the first lesson. By the time you have played through all of these terrific lessons you'll be able to hold your own in a concert or blues jam ... Read More
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Easy Bluegrass and Country Guitar

Happy Traum
Guaranteed the quickest and easiest way to get into playing the real country guitar! Happy Traum will get you started in this popular American guitar style and get you ready to move on to more advanced studies. You'll learn to handle a flatpick, play a basic scale, then master these techniques: accompanying songs in straight and waltz time; picking ... Read More
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Easy Fingerpicking Favorites

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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 Steps to Acoustic Blues Guitar - DVD 1

Happy Traum

DVD One: Starting From Scratch

So you want to play the blues? Well, veteran guitarist, instructor and Homespun Tapes founder Happy Traum offers the very best way for you to get started! This basic course in fingerstyle blues guitar breaks it all down into easily digested topics for novice players. You'll start by learning the basic blues forms and getting them securely under your ... Read More
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Easy Steps to Acoustic Blues Guitar - DVD 2

Happy Traum

DVD Two: Essentials of Fingerstyle Blues

Now that you've completed DVD 1 and have made it past the basics, it's time to tackle the next level- traditional blues fingerpicking. The key to all country blues playing, and the heart of this style, is in your ability to play a rhythmic bass pulse with your thumb while your fingers pick out syncopated notes on the ... Read More
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