Branching Out On Bluegrass Banjo - Video 2

Pete Wernick

Lesson Two - Putting it All into Practice

This 90-minute continuation of Pete (Dr. Banjo) Wernick's "road map to the banjo" will bring your playing to a whole new level as you learn to use his techniques in your favorite songs and instrumentals. You'll learn the "big tree of licks" and all its branches plus chord progressions (how to create 6th, 7th, maj. 7th, 9th, minor ... Read More

Electric Guitar for Kids - DVD 2

Pete Kennedy, Marcy Marxer

Really Playing!

Turn it on, tune it up and start playing! Now that all the basics have been covered, it's time for kids to move on to grooves and techniques that really rock. Pete Kennedy and Marcy Marxer bring the fun up several notches as they guide young guitarists through important new levels of skills and musical development, including barre chords ... Read More

Fiddle For Kids - DVD 2

Luke Bulla, Jenny Anne Bulla
Starting out with a quick review, Luke and Jenny Anne then get their young student into some real fiddle playing!  Focusing on building repertoire, they teach three well-known fiddle tunes, breaking them down into small sections that are easy to grasp. With some practice, the young fiddler will soon perform Old Joe Clark, Tennessee Waltz and Devil's Dream for ... Read More

Great Banjo Lessons

Sonny Osborne, Eddie Adcock, Bill Keith, Tony Trischka, Don Wayne Reno, Ralph Stanley, Pete Wernick

Bluegrass Style

Bluegrass banjo has all the drive, excitement, rhythmic complexity and melodic possibilities that you could want in an instrument. This collection of lessons, compiled from Homespun's vast library of music instruction, covers a variety of skills and tunes. The segments are graded to take you from elementary to advanced levels, and will open up myriad playing possibilities while allowing ... Read More

Great Guitar Lessons - Techniques and Arrangements of Master Singer Songwriters

John Sebastian, Patty Larkin, Paul Brady, Chris Smither, Livingston Taylor, David Wilcox, Geoff Muldaur
For many of our most accomplished singer/songwriters, guitars are tools for composing, arranging and performing their songs. Whether you write your own material or play and sing songs that others have written, you'll want to understand how the pros create their unique and compelling guitar accompaniments. On this DVD compilation, eight gifted artists share the secrets of their ... Read More

Kids' Guitar - DVD 1

Marcy Marxer

Ten Easy Lessons

Children (and their parents and teachers) will be delighted with this lively, fun-filled, easy-to-follow guitar course, our first devoted entirely to them!   With clarity and lots of good humor, noted children's performer Marcy Marxer teaches basic chords and strums and gets your kids singing these songs with the guitar: Down By The Riverside, Skip To My Lou, Buffalo ... Read More

Learn the Pedal Steel Guitar of Chuck Campbell

Chuck Campbell

Sacred Steel

The soulful, sanctified sound of sacred steel guitar combines powerful African-American gospel music with bluesy inflections, R&B passion and rock excitement. Chuck Campbell's innovative pedal steel playing epitomizes this amazing genre. His hard-driving licks and sweeping sustains have influenced innumerable musicians in all styles of music, and have helped bring these sounds to audiences worldwide. Whether you are just ... Read More

Learn To Play Cajun Accordion-DVD 2

Dirk Powell

Lesson Two: Intermediate & Advanced Techniques

Dirk Powell takes his exploration of traditional Cajun accordion to the next level. He covers some of the more advanced topics that you will want to know in order to get beyond the basics and "create dance music that really gets people going - that's what this music is for!" You'll learn how to add ornaments, syncopate the phrasing ... Read More

Peppino D'Agostino - Adventures in Fingerstyle Guitar

Peppino D'Agostino

The Fingerstyle of Peppino D'Agostino

Peppino D'Agostino has long been one of the most sought-after artists on the solo acoustic guitar scene! An engaging and delightful teacher, he breaks down his musical techniques in a way that is clear and easy to follow for all aspiring fingerstyle players. Italian-born guitarist and composer Peppino has developed several innovative approaches to fingerstyle guitar. In addition to his lush ... Read More

Southern Banjo Styles - Volume 2

Mike Seeger
Picking up where DVD One left off, Mike Seeger continues his in-depth lesson/demonstration of predominant banjo styles of the 19th and early 20th century. Volume Two focuses on two- and three-finger techniques, some of which are the foundation for contemporary three-finger style. Each segment features a complete performance of a song or tune, comment on its style and source ... Read More

Vocal Harmony Workshop

Nashville Bluegrass Band

Singing Bluegrass & Gospel Songs

The Nashville Bluegrass Band has astonished audiences with their powerful vocals and precision musicianship since 1984. Here they break down and analyze their renowned harmony singing techniques for all aspiring group vocalists. The NBB guides singers through their arrangements, from basic duets to stirring three-, four- and five-part harmonies, for these old-time country, bluegrass and gospel songs: My Native Home ... Read More

You Can Play Jazz Guitar!- DVD 2

Mike DeMicco

Improvisation-Developing Your Own Style

Now it's time to dig deeper into jazz improvisation in styles ranging frombebop to jazz blues. On this second DVD, guitarist Mike DeMicco presents a full range of soloing ideas designed to expand yourknowledge of the guitar in one quantum leap! Mike starts off with an in-depth look at the II-V-I progression and the relationships between chords, scales and ... Read More
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