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
Another Great Lesson From Steve Kaufman!
Homespun’s most prolific and popular flatpick guitar instructor, brings his masterful skills to an engaging and user-friendly collection of twelve “bluesy” bluegrass standards that will serve any intermediate-level picker well in a jam, practice session or performance.
New Lesson: "St. James Infirmary Blues"
Also called "Gambler's Blues," it has been performed and recorded by countless blues, folk, jazz and rock artists. In this single-song lesson, guitarist Adam Traum discovers some suprising ways to make this great song come newly alive.
Newly Released From Our Archives!
This terrific lesson in fingerstyle blues guitar features blues great Rory Block breaking down her award-winning strumming, pounding and fingerstyle blues techniques. She transmits the power of Delta blues with clarity, deep respect for the original artists and an obvious love of her material.
Now Available Digitally for the First Time!
This much-requested lesson by one of the world's virtuoso 4-string banjo artists will benefit plectrum enthusiasts at all levels. Buddy's clear, easy-to-follow instruction is filled with innumerable tips and priceless advice for the learning player and is an essential addition to every 4-string player's collection.
Rare! From Levon Helm and The Band!
In this unique session, 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.