"Miss Delta" - A Slow Blues Instrumental in E

Mary Flower

A Download-Only Single Song Lesson

Learn this sweet, slow fingerstyle blues instrumental in E by the terrific Mary Flower. “Miss Delta” includes plenty to chew on for both basic and experienced guitarists: Descending chord walk-downs, moving basses, interesting chord progressions and rhythmic variations, and some "New Orleans-sounding" licks. This piece packs a lot in!  We're sure you'll get a lot out of ... Read More
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Sitting On Top of the World

Toby Walker

A Country Blues Tune in Dropped D

“Sitting On Top of the World” has been played and sung many ways through the years, from its earliest string band rendition by the Mississippi Sheiks to versions by artists as diverse as Doc Watson, Willie Nelson, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Chet Atkins and innumerable others. There’s even a version by the heavy rock band Cream! This one, played and ... Read More
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*Bright Morning Stars

Happy Traum
One of Happy Traum's best albums, recorded in 1979 with an astounding group of backup musicians and singers. With Pat Alger, Larry Campbell, Jan De Smet, Caroline Dutton, Amy Fradon, Arti Funaro, John Herald, Doug James, Richard Manuel, Maria Muldaur, Billy Mundi, Andy Robinson, Roly Salley, John Sebastian, Artie Traum, Merle Watson. Songs: Monday Morning Blues, The Bounty Hunter ... Read More
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$15.00

101 Essential Riffs for Acoustic Guitar

Artie Traum
This encyclopedia of licks is jam-packed with lead lines, bends, arpeggios, flatpicking tips, speed-licks, unique runs and great playing advice! It's the ultimate way to improve your technique and gain inspiration -- fast! Guitarist Artie Traum delivers a lesson that teaches more than a hundred powerful riffs for blues, bluegrass, country and folk styles. Players at all levels will be ... Read More
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$14.95

12-String Guitar Techniques

Happy Traum

Blues, Rags, Ballads and Instrumentals

Play the powerful basses, dynamic rhythms and rich, resonant chords that are only possible on the 12-string guitar! This lesson by veteran guitarist Happy Traum teaches songs, styles and techniques that will open up vast possibilities on this exciting instrument. The 12-string's six sets of doubled strings provide a depth of sound, richness of tone and rhythmic possibilities that ... Read More
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Acoustic Blues Guitar - A Beginner's Guide

Happy Traum
Learn to play in the styles of great country bluesmen such as Brownie McGhee, Lightnin' Hopkins, Big Bill Broonzy, Leadbelly and countless others! Happy starts with the assumption that you know nothing at all about playing blues, and all the basics are covered for novice players. The lessons progress very quickly, though, so that before the first CD is finished ... Read More
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An Introduction to Open Tunings and Slide Guitar

Roy Book Binder
The inestimable Roy Book Binder has given us another terrific look at his unique brand of fingerpicked blues guitar. This time around he covers the basics of open tunings and the use of the bottleneck, teaching the essential techniques in a way that will be easy even for newcomers to this style. Roy starts his lesson with an exploration of ... Read More
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Art of Acoustic Blues Guitar - Do That Guitar Rag

Woody Mann
In "Do That Guitar Rag," Woody Mann teaches the sounds and techniques of the classic ragtime blues guitar style. Inspired by the early masters such as Blind Blake, Big Bill Broonzy, Rev. Gary Davis, and Blind Boy Fuller, Woody has written original tunes that break down the complexities of the music into clear and playable instrumentals. Working in standard tuning ... Read More
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$24.95

Art of Acoustic Blues Guitar - Early Roots

Woody Mann
"Art of Acoustic Blues Guitar – Early Roots" teaches the song forms and techniques of early American folk and blues guitar styles.  Acclaimed blues performer and educator Woody Mann teaches five blues songs based on the playing of such originators as Charley Patton, Son House, Robert Johnson, Big Joe Williams, Scrapper Blackwell, and Tommy Johnson. Written for the near ... Read More
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Art of Acoustic Blues Guitar - Handful of Riffs

Woody Mann
In Art of Acoustic Blues Guitar - Handful of Riffs Woody Mann teaches five repertoire building songs arranged for the intermediate fingerstyle guitarist.  Inspired by Woody's favorite traditional blues tunes, these easy to follow arrangements teach a variety of acoustic blues styles and sounds. Each song spotlights a specific technique for developing fingerpicking skills, rhythmic grooves and dynamics in ... Read More
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Basic Licks and Classic Solos for Electric Blues Guitar

Jim Weider
Here's a lesson for players who know the basic chords and want to get started playing blues on the electric guitar. Jim Weider takes it from the top, and shows the easy way to get into playing authentic licks, riffs, rhythms and hot solos. You'll learn how to use slides, string bends, hammer-ons and a variety of vibrato ... Read More
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Blue Uke

Del Rey

Blues, Rags and Jazzy Dance Tunes

We’re in the midst of a ukulele renaissance, and this wonderful little instrument’s role has been expanding to include a wide variety of musical genres. In the hands of the amazing Del Rey it becomes a veritable blues and ragtime music machine! This informative and entertaining DVD will teach you a myriad of fingerpicking and chording techniques. Del takes a ... Read More
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