All Star Bluegrass Jam Along for Fiddle

Darol Anger, With Todd Phillips, Matt Flinner and David Grier
Each of the five book/CDs in this new series highlights one of the instruments of a standard Bluegrass band. This one features the spectacular fiddle playing of Darol Anger. Darol plays two solos with the all star band backing him up - then drops out so you can take a solo, which is transcribed in the book for you. The ... Read More

Bluegrass and Country Fiddle: A Complete Course

Kenny Kosek
Here's a complete, step-by-step course that gets novice bluegrass fiddlers off to a great start. Kenny Kosek will have you playing right from the first lesson - even if you've never held a bow before! By the time you've worked through these lessons you'll be playing a full repertoire of songs and tunes using a range of ... Read More

Bluegrass and Gospel Duet Singing

Jamie Dailey, Darrin Vincent

Old Time Country Harmony

"I am so proud to say a few words about Dailey & Vincent. What a great sound. Not since the Louvin Brothers has music touched me this deep. I expect them to go all the way to the top and stay there." - Dolly Parton Soaring harmonies, a seamless vocal blend and a singular commitment to their gospel and old time ... Read More

Buster B Jones in Concert

Buster B. Jones
The late Buster B. Jones was a hot-rod fingerpicker whose main influences were Merle Travis, Jerry Reed, Chet Atkins and other hot country guitarists -- including his friend and pickin' partner Thom Bresh. On this live session, Buster handles some wild and wooly guitar instrumentals that will have aspiring pickers shaking their heads in amazement! Playing his Godin nylon string electric ... Read More

Ear Training For Instrumentalists

Matt Glaser
No matter what instrument or type of music you play or sing, this six-CD course in musicianship, theory and ear training will develop your skills, help you create and improvise solos and expand your musical consciousness. Through a progressive series of interactive exercises, Matt Glaser teaches you to play or sing anything you hear. Over weeks and months of studying ... Read More

Great Banjo Lessons

Sonny Osborne, Eddie Adcock, Bill Keith, Tony Trischka, Don Wayne Reno, Ralph Stanley, Pete Wernick

Bluegrass Style

Bluegrass banjo has all the drive, excitement, rhythmic complexity and melodic possibilities that you could want in an instrument. This collection of lessons, compiled from Homespun's vast library of music instruction, covers a variety of skills and tunes. The segments are graded to take you from elementary to advanced levels, and will open up myriad playing possibilities while allowing ... Read More

Great Banjo Lessons - Clawhammer Style

Bob Carlin,Mike Seeger,Cathy Fink,David Holt,Kirk Sutphin,Ralph Stanley,Mark Johnson,Frank Lee
The rhythmic pulse and percussive sounds of old-time clawhammer banjo have been ringing through the hills and valleys of America since the instrument was brought to these shores from Africa in our earliest colonial days. It has since become a uniquely American style, still current and exciting today, driving the beat along with fiddles, guitars, singers and dancers wherever people ... Read More

Great Electric Guitar Lessons

Ray Flacke, Roy Rogers, Hubert Sumlin, Jorma Kaukonen, Steve Wariner, Jim Weider, Ray Benson, Adam Traum

Blues, Slide, Country and Old Fashioned Rock 'n' Roll

For the past half-century the electric guitar has been woven into the fabric of American roots music, and its power and allure still make it our most popular musical instrument.  The instruction on this rich compilation covers a wide range of musical applications for the electric guitar, taught by some of the top guitar players in their respective genres ... Read More

Great Fiddle Lessons - Bluegrass and Old-Time Styles

Kenny Kosek, Bruce Molsky, Jay Ungar, Jim Wood, Richard Greene, Stacy Phillips, Vassar Clements, Brad Leftwich
The eight lessons on this DVD, compiled from Homespun's incomparable library of music instruction, represent fiddle tuition at its very best. The lessons start at an easy beginner level and progressively get more challenging, providing a full range of techniques, styles, musical ideas and repertoire tunes to learning players at all levels. Each of the instructors is highly experienced ... Read More

Great Guitar Lessons: Bluegrass Flatpicking

Norman Blake, Russ Barenberg, Happy Traum, Dan Crary, Steve Kaufman, Tony Rice, Nick Forster

Bluegrass Flatpicking

This terrific compilation features basic to advanced lessons from some of Homespun's most celebrated pickers. After Happy Traum gives an overview of flatpicking, you'll become familiar with each instructor's teaching and playing style and expand your own guitar technique, as you master several complete tunes. Happy Traum - "Wildwood Flower" (new lesson) Nick Forster - Texas style back-up for ... Read More

Great Guitar Lessons - Blues and Country Fingerpicking

Eddie Adcock, Roy Book Binder, Doc Watson, John Jackson, Thom Bresh, Rory Block, Happy Traum

Blues & Country Fingerpicking

This terrific compilation features basic to advanced lessons from some of Homespun's most celebrated pickers. You'll become familiar with each instructor's teaching and playing style, and expand your own guitar technique, as you master several complete tunes. Happy Traum - "John Henry" (new lesson); John Jackson - "Louis Collins" (The Fingerpicking Blues Of John Jackson); Rory Block - "Fixin' To ... Read More

Great Guitar Lessons - Fingerstyle Techniques

Muriel Anderson, Frederic Hand, Laurence Juber, Alex de Grassi, Chris Proctor, David Wilcox, Martin Simpson, Preston Reed

Fingerstyle Techniques

Some of the most creative and compelling contemporary music in recent years has been made by acoustic fingerstyle guitarists. The term "fingerstyle" denotes the use of thumb and two or three fingers of the picking hand to achieve moving bass lines, sharply delineated melodies and complex harmonies. Some artists use classical guitar techniques to create their music, others blend classical ... Read More
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