Welcome to Homespun!
Spring is in full bloom here in the Catskills and the camp and festival season is well under way. This is an exciting time to get your songs, licks, solos and jamming skills ready for those inevitable sessions with fellow pickers. Even if you're a solitary player, you'll be inspired to learn some new musical skills or even a new instrument. Remember, the better you play the more you'll enjoy it.
"Licks-Ercises:" - Powerful Fretboard Exercises Become an Arsenal of Licks!
This new DVD features dozens of fretboard drills that double as phrases for blues, country, swing and boogie-woogie guitar tunes. Do the exercises, then apply the licks in real-life musical situations. This "encyclopedia of exercises disguised as licks” might be the coolest, most user-friendly DVD lesson you’ve ever worked with. Get It Now!
New from Happy Traum!
FINGERSTYLE ARRANGEMENTS FOR SIX BLUES, COUNTRY AND FOLK SONGS
These six songs and instrumentals, from his recent CD, "Just For the Love of It," will challenge, delight and inspire learning guitarists looking for new techniques and fresh repertoire. Happy teaches two traditional blues; a timeless cowboy song; an instrumental version of a great country/pop classic and more. Each song demonstrates important styles and techniques that will add depth and finesse to your playing.