It's hard to believe that we're now in the waning days of summer! With everything that's going on in the world, we're delighted that folks are still taking the time to communicate through music. We've just come back from the Pacific Northwest where several hundred folks gathered in harmony and fellowship to learn, jam and listen to each other's musical aspirations. This type of thing is going on throughout the country and the world, an encouraging sign.
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Have a healthy and musical summer!
Happy and Jane Traum and the Homespun Team
NEW! THE GUITAR AND SONGS OF JIMMIE DALE GILMORE AND COLIN GILMORE
Jimmie Dale Gilmore is an American music icon. His expressive tenor voice, with its distinctive Texas twang and deep folk and country influences, has captivated audiences for decades. Colin Gilmore’s style has clearly been shaped by his father’s music, but he builds on the traditions he learned growing up in the Austin, Texas, music scene. The two playing together, using both fingerpicking and flatpick styles, create a sound that only families singing and playing together can generate.
Great Banjo Lessons: Clawhammer Style
Taught by Bob Carlin, Mike Seeger, Cathy Fink, David Holt, Kirk Sutphin, Ralph Stanley, Mark Johnson, Frank Lee
This compilation features a sampling of some of our greatest instruction in old-time clawhammer style, from the basics to advanced techniques. There's a huge amount of information to be gleaned from each of these eight lessons.