Alternate Guitar Tunings Demystified

Martin Simpson

Retune to Create Ringing Harmonies and Elegant Arrangements

Martin Simpson has built a formidable career on impeccable musicianship and stunning guitar arrangements. His creative use of altered tunings brings brilliant harmonic colors, cascading notes and resonant voicings to every song he plays.  Knowing that you may be reluctant to retune and head into uncharted territory, Martin has made a lesson that takes the “fear factor” out of changing ... Read More
Instant Download

$12.50 $24.95

DVD

$14.95 $29.95

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
Instant Download

$6.00 $14.95

DVD

$6.00 $19.95

A Pianist's Guide to Free Improvisation

Marilyn Crispell

Keys to Unlocking Your Creativity

Sit down at the piano and play whatever comes into your head, making up your own music as you go along. That's free improvisation.This lesson is designed for players with some facility at the keyboard but with little knowledge of improvisational techniques. Famed pianist Marilyn Crispell shows the scales, intervals and basic chords that will get you started ... Read More
Instant Download

$10.00 $24.95

DVD

$12.00 $29.95

Basic Theory That Every Guitar Player Should Know - Book + CD

Happy Traum

Practical Tools for Everyday Playing

This clear, informative and user-friendly book has been expanded from Happy's top-selling DVDs of the same name, it's packed with information, musical examples, informative text and graphic charts. Happy personally guides you through the book and the accompanying instructional CD to help you better understand your instrument and the music you play on it. This 64-page book can ... Read More
Instant Download

$9.95 $14.95

Book + CD

$9.95 $19.95

Bluegrass Fiddle Boot Camp

Stacy Phillips

A Basic Guide to Style, Technique and Practice

Here is a complete course in which Stacy Phillips unlocks the secrets of playing authentic bluegrass fiddle. These information-packed lessons are aimed at basic players as well as violinists who play classical, jazz or old-time music and want to learn the nuances of bluegrass style. Stacy concentrates on some classic songs, showing you how to give each one a typical ... Read More
Instant Download

$15.00 $34.95

*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
CD

$6.00 $15.00

*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
CD

$6.00 $14.95

Buster B Jones in Concert

Buster B. Jones
The late Buster B. Jones was a hot-rod fingerpicker whose main influences were Merle Travis, Jerry Reed, Chet Atkins and other hot country guitarists -- including his friend and pickin' partner Thom Bresh. On this live session, Buster handles some wild and wooly guitar instrumentals that will have aspiring pickers shaking their heads in amazement! Playing his Godin nylon string electric ... Read More
Instant Download

$6.00 $17.95

DVD

$6.00 $19.95

Classic Bluegrass Mandolin

Jesse McReynolds
Legendary mandolinist Jesse McReynolds invented "crosspicking" over forty years ago, inspiring and influencing all bluegrass mandolin players who have come along since then. Now you can learn it too, straight from the source! Jesse takes you through the basics of crosspicking, chord formations, exercises, variations, endings, backward rolls and his unique method for splitting strings. You'll learn several tunes ... Read More
Instant Download

$8.00 $19.95

DVD

$10.00 $29.95

Country Swing Back-Up Guitar

Nick Forster
Add moving bass lines and jazz-based chords to fiddle tunes and country songs for authentic Western Swing style guitar accompaniment! Nick Forster provides the tools needed to move out of open positions and into the chord shapes and progressions that give this rhythm style its distinctive sound. You'll learn to create solid flatpicking accompaniments to songs and instrumentals--Sally ... Read More
Instant Download

$11.00 $24.95

DVD

$13.50 $29.95

Drumming Made Easy

Harvey Sorgen
This fun, easy, hands-on lesson is a complete drum primer! From the first minutes of this lesson, beginners of all ages will be playing rhythm grooves right along with Harvey and his band. Harvey teaches how to hold the sticks and the basic concepts of reading music and timing. Using four elementary grooves, he provides exercises to help you strengthen ... Read More
Instant Download

$8.00 $24.95

DVD

$10.00 $29.95

Electric Guitar for Kids - Two DVD Set

Marcy Marxer, Pete Kennedy
DVD One: Getting Started Here's the coolest way ever to learn to play an electric guitar! These fun, easy to useplay-along lessons will teach budding players the music fundamentals, from holding and tuning the guitar to playing rhythm grooves, forming chords and even making up their own rock solos. There's plenty of opportunity to jam right along with ... Read More
Instant Download

$10.50 $29.95

DVD

$12.00 $34.95

Page 1 of 4