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! 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.
"Take the Lead" for Easy Soloing by Adam Traum
Learning guitarists: If you know your basic guitar chords and now want to start picking out melodic solos, you’ll love Adam Traum’s new course! Using familiar folk and bluegrass classics as examples, Adam shows in clear, simple instruction how to build single-string melodies and, eventually, have the tools to start improvising lead breaks.
Shenandoah: A New Lesson from Happy Traum
This lovely arrangement for solo guitar will delight novice and intermediate fingerstyle players who are looking to build fingerboard technique while developing a methodolgy for creating instrumental pieces using the compelling sounds of dropped D tuning.
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.