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

20 Bluegrass Guitar Solos That Every Parking Lot Picker Should Know! Series 1

Steve Kaufman
Here's an amazing series of lessons that will help every player, regardless of level, improve flatpicking skills, learn great tunes and become a better bluegrass guitarist! These six one-hour CDs and 163-page book will change the way you flatpick! Whether you're just starting out or have been playing for years, Steve Kaufman's unique three-tiered system will bring ... Read More

20 Bluegrass Guitar Solos That Every Parking Lot Picker Should Know! Series 2

Steve Kaufman
Imagine what it would be like to get into a picking session with a bunch of other players and be able to take hot solos with the best of them! Steve Kaufman's second compilation of twenty favorite bluegrass tunes breaks each one down, highlighting the guitar parts so you'll be able to hold your own in any jam ... Read More

20 Bluegrass Guitar Solos That Every Parking Lot Picker Should Know! Series 3

Steve Kaufman

What To Play When The Singing Stops

Many people want to know how to figure out those great instrumentals that the top pickers play between verses of a song. Steve Kaufman's third set of popular lessons for Parking Lot Pickers teaches you how to work out the guitar breaks that dress up favorite bluegrass and country songs, and how to take a great solo. The vocals ... Read More

20 Bluegrass Guitar Solos That Every Parking Lot Picker Should Know! Series 4

Steve Kaufman
This six-hour set of lessons teaches you 20 more great traditional instruments, which we predict will quickly become favorites. Once again, Steve starts with the easy melody so beginners get the basics down first; he then concentrates on intermediate-level licks and runs; and finally, advanced pickers will be challenged by the full-bore championship-level finished instrumental. Steve even provides rhythm tracks ... Read More

20 Gospel Songs That Every Parking Lot Picker Should Know - A 6-CD Set

Steve Kaufman
Here's a course of study that teaches you flatpicking techniques on your guitar while inspiring you with classic songs of faith. Steve Kaufman teaches a dazzling set of challenging and beautiful gospel standards that are essential repertoire for every aspiring guitarist - great for playing at jam sessions and for family, church, camp or other venues for sacred songs. As ... Read More

20 Swing Tunes That Every Parking Lot Picker Should Know

Steve Kaufman
Steve Kaufman has done it again! He has recorded a new series of lessons for bluegrass flatpickers, this time covering a dazzling set of challenging and beautiful swing tunes. These are standards that Steve feels are essential repertoire for every aspiring swing guitarist. As he has done in the past, Steve has constructed these lessons according to his unique method ... Read More

A Crash Course in Open Tunings for Guitar

Mary Flower
You can get ringing notes, rich tones and textures simply by retuning your guitar to an open chord. On this easy exploration for novice players, Mary Flower teaches some tunings that will help you play beautiful sounding songs and instrumentals almost immediately. An expert player and an experienced instructor, Mary helps you work out well-known songs or instrumentals for each ... Read More

A Fingerstyle Christmas

Happy Traum

Guitar Arrangements to Seven Beloved Songs and Carols.

These seven traditional Christmas songs and carols have been specially arranged so that even an early-intermediate guitarist can play them, but more advanced players will have much to learn as well. Drawing on his experience as one of America's most popular guitar teachers, Happy Traum has carefully chosen each classic song for its "playability" as well as its timeless ... Read More

A Flatpicker's Guide to Better Playing

Russ Barenberg

Tone, Timing, Improvisation & More

A good flatpick guitarist is much more than someone who plays all the right notes. The player who stands out in a crowd exhibits a combination of skill and musicianship that makes the music come alive and leaves the listener craving to hear more. This DVD will help make you the best guitarist you can be. Russ Barenberg shows you ... Read More

All Four Parking Lot Pickers' Sets - Complete Package

Steve Kaufman

80 Bluegrass Solos on 24 CDs + hundreds of TAB pages!

Get the entire Parking Lot Pickers CD/book Series! This fabulous complete set contains EIGHTY flatpicking arrangements on 24 CDs at an amazing price! Great for players at all levels, this unique course by one of America's most popular instructors will build your flatpicking skills and provide a repertoire of tunes that will get you through any jam session. Read More

Alternate Guitar Tunings Demystified

Martin Simpson

Retune to Create Ringing Harmonies and Elegant Arrangements

Martin Simpson has built a formidable career on impeccable musicianship and stunning guitar arrangements. His creative use of altered tunings brings brilliant harmonic colors, cascading notes and resonant voicings to every song he plays.  Knowing that you may be reluctant to retune and head into uncharted territory, Martin has made a lesson that takes the “fear factor” out of ... Read More
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