Welcome to Homespun!
This website offers more than 600 lessons in a variety of roots music styles taught by top performing artists. Although most of our products are still available as physical DVDs and CDs, the medium of choice is now our download/streaming service. You can instantly access our complete library, purchase on line and work with these jam-packed lessons on your favorite computer or mobile device. Learning and improving musical skills has never been easier or more affordable.
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Happy and Jane Traum and the Homespun Team
New From Steve Kaufman!
Steve Kaufman’s Licks-ercises course will provide you with dozens of bluegrass licks, songs and instrumentals while building your hand strength, coordination, precision, dexterity and the ability to move seamlessly around the fretboard.
Appalachian Fingerstyle Guitar in DADGAD Tuning
The ringing strings and open voicings of DADGAD produce an ethereal, almost magical guitar sound. In Al Petteway’s masterful hands, well-known Southern Mountain songs and instrumentals are brought to life with fresh new harmonies and inventive fingerpicking.
Conquer the Steady Thumb!
This “remedial” course will help you train your thumb to be your drummer, bass player and rhythm section. Happy has been teaching this technique at workshops and guitar camps for years, and he knows how to break it down so that just about anyone can do it.
Peggy Seeger Teaches Guitar!
Peggy Seeger’s unique and compelling guitar accompaniments have become a trademark sound during her long and highly influential career. This fascinating lesson draws on her vast repertoire and her impeccable ear for just the right nuance to create and embellish an arrangement.
Rare! From Levon Helm and The Band!
In this rare session recently re-released after more than a decade, the Arkansas native shares his unique ideas on drumming, time-keeping, and the history of blues and rock ’n’ roll. Levon and The Band demonstrate country blues and Band tunes with performances staged specifically for this DVD.
Explore the Guitar With the Great Keb' Mo'!
Keb' Mo' expertly accompanies his distinctively soulful songs with folk/blues fingerpicking, swampy slide licks, contemporary pop chords and a touch of jazz. He teaches seven arrangements that will satisfy both early-intermediate and advanced players alike.