Happy and Jane Traum and the Homespun Team
NEW! "Will The Circle Be Unbroken" Two Ways!
Just about everyone knows this great old country/gospel song. Here's a double lesson on how to play it in two different styles: Maybelle Carter's thumb lead and Merle Travis' alternating bass fingerpicking. Great for early intermediate pickers.
NEW! "A Six-Pack of Tony Rice Licks"
Tony Rice’s unique style has intrigued bluegrass flatpickers for decades, and his lightning-fast licks have influenced generations of aspiring guitarists. Continuing his popular “Six Pack” series, Josh Yenne methodically breaks down six of Tony’s classic licks in a way that’s easy to learn and to play along with.
New! Learn Three Iconic Richard Thompson Songs!
Zak Hobbs has been studying his grandfather’s songs and instrumentals all his life, and he helps players at all levels dissect the intricacies of Richard Thompson’s acoustic style. You'll learn, in detail, Beeswing, Valerie, and the hugely popular 1952 Vincent Black Lightning.
"Minor Swing" - An Easy Intro to Gypsy Jazz
Virtuoso guitarist Lisa Liu methodically breaks down the perennial Django Reinhardt favorite, Minor Swing, unlocking the secret to the haunting gypsy jazz sound for players who are new to the genre.
Rainer Brunn's "Four Songs by Blind Blake!"
Learning the songs of Blind Blake is a challenge even for the most experienced country blues pickers, but guitarist/teacher Rainer Brunn breaks these down in a way that makes them accessible to any intermediate fingerstyle guitarist.
New Lessons From Roy Book Binder!
We’re delighted to welcome our old friend, the legendary bluesman, raconteur and guitar fingerpicker, Roy Book Binder, back to Homespun. His new video takes you, step by step, through 10 enticing tunes that will be fun to learn for any intermediate player.