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 Two-Part Course: "Blues Piano Exporations!"
"Lesson One:" Playing in Minor Keys. "Lesson Two:" Playing in Major Keys. David provides innumerable insights into blues improvisation and musicianship that will enhance every piano player’s ability to bring real depth to their music.
New! "Ukulele For Guitar Players!"
Adam Traum has created a set of basic ukulele lessons taught from a guitar player’s perspective. Video 1 shows how to take first position guitar chord knowledge and immediately apply it to the ukulele. Video 2 moves to more advanced techniques: closed position chords, licks and picking hand ideas for more complex songs.
Jewels of Acoustic Blues Guitar
In his first lesson for Homespun, the excellent German fingerstyle blues artist Rainer Brunn teaches five classic numbers that will bolster your repertoire and expand your arsenal of licks. Rainer brings his formidable chops to this carefully organized and articulately-taught video.
Play Blues in "A" Several Ways!
On this enthralling, user-friendly lesson, the great fingerpicking blues artist Mary Flower gives early/intermediate guitarists the tools for developing easy but effective solos in the key of A. She teaches a variety of interchangeable parts, so you and another player can trade licks, or you can simply use them yourself in an improvised solo.