Keola Beamer Teaches Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar

Keola Beamer
Here's the perfect introduction to "slack key," a picking style in traditional alternate tunings that's a cross between country fingerpicking and classical guitar. The music, which can be played on any guitar, has a lush sound that is instantly evocative of the islands of the Pacific.Keola Beamer, a member of one of Hawaii's most illustrious musical ... Read More
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$19.95

Lap Slide Blues for the Solo Player

Mary Flower

Hone Your Skills in Open D

Jump-start your lap slide guitar adventures! Veteran blues performer Mary Flower’s exciting lesson gives novices all the necessary playing tools, and experienced guitarists will be delighted by the more challenging techniques and powerful songs she teaches. Playing in open D (DADF#AD) provides rich, ringing sounds and open access to the full slide guitar experience. A clear and thoughtful ... Read More
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Lead Guitar

Artie Traum
This guide through the basics of blues/rock guitar will provide you with the tools to create exciting and dynamic lead solos. Learn the sound and form of electric guitar from its most elementary licks through improvised blues, rock, funk and jazz lead playing. Artie teaches string bending, vibrato, trills, riffs, arpeggios, endings, turnarounds and other techniques in the styles ... Read More
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Lead Guitar Breaks For Bluegrass Songs

Steve Kaufman
One of the most frequent questions we get is "What do I do when it's time to take a solo in a bluegrass song?" If you're ready to acquire all the skills needed to step out and take a break, Steve Kaufman's lesson is tailor-made for you! Steve is joined by veteran singer and guitarist John Herald ... Read More
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Learn Grateful Dead Classics for Acoustic Guitar - Two DVD Set

Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers

Easy Arrangements for Intermediate Players

Learn fourteen iconic songs by America's first and greatest jam band. With complete transcriptions and Jeffrey’s clear, step-by-step demonstrations, you’ll go beyond strumming the basic chords, adding riffs and lead licks inspired by the Dead’s studio recordings and live jams. Most of the material is played in standard tuning with a pick, but you’ll also ... Read More
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Learning to Flatpick - DVD 3

Steve Kaufman

Developing Speed and Style

Move beyond the basics and get into the finer points of bluegrass flatpicking! You'll be jamming with the best of them once you've mastered the tunes and techniques on this final DVD in this series. Steve Kaufman broadens your musical vocabulary by focusing on the essentials of good picking techniques. You'll learn to play six classic fiddle ... Read More
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Learn Seven Grateful Dead Classics for Acoustic Guitar - DVD 1

Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers

Easy Arrangements for Intermediate Players

Bring the music of the Grateful Dead to life on your guitar! This easy-to-follow DVD teaches complete arrangements to seven songs, including both rhythm and lead parts. It includes acoustic favorites Friend of the Devil and Black Peter; classic ballads Brokedown Palace and Stella Blue; and the great jam tunes Fire on the Mountain, New Speedway Boogie and Cassidy. Musician ... Read More
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Learn Seven More Grateful Dead Classics for Acoustic Guitar - DVD 2

Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers

Easy Arrangements for Intermediate Players

In this follow-up to his top-selling Homespun video, Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers teaches seven more classic songs by the Grateful Dead, specially arranged for solo acoustic guitar and vocal. Jeffrey, the founding editor of Acoustic Guitar magazine, interviewed both Jerry Garcia and Bob Weir about their approaches to the guitar and songwriting, and captures the essence of the Dead’s most ... Read More
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Learn to Fingerpick with Jim Kweskin

Jim Kweskin

A Jug Full of Great Folk and Ragtime Tunes

An icon of the folk revival has recorded a unique and highly effective lesson that will get anyone playing in alternate-thumb style. Jim Kweskin's DVD covers a wide range of guitar techniques and a raft of fabulous folk, country, ragtime and early jazz-pop tunes. Unique on-screen charts and step-by-step instruction help novices learn exactly how the thumb and fingers ... Read More
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Learn to Play Blues Guitar with a Flatpick - DVD 1

Adam Traum
Using a flatpick on a steel-string acoustic guitar gives you a big sound and the ability to play punchy rhythms and lightning-fast single string lead lines. Adam Traum shows how you can develop a powerful blues style utilizing the special qualities you get from a pick. Adam starts you off witha basic shuffle rhythm in E, gradually introducing bass runs ... Read More
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Learn To Play Blues Mandolin - DVD 2

Steve James
Get bluesy on the mandolin. Steve James brings you more of the funky, old-time songs and sounds that made his previous instructional DVD on this instrument so popular. Aiming his lesson at early intermediate players, Steve covers the keys of G and C, introducing blues scales, chord patterns, walking lines, arpeggios, accompaniments and variations that will help you get further ... Read More
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Learn to Play Blues Piano - DVD 2

David Bennett Cohen

A Beginner's Guide to Improvisation

David Cohen continues his expert instruction in blues piano, taking you beyond the beginner's level and firmly into intermediate territory. Again, the heart and soul of this lesson is in your ability to improvise, and David gives you all the tools you'll need to make up your own solos, completely by ear. Starting his lesson with various kinds ... Read More
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