Norman Blake's Guitar Techniques-Video 2

Norman Blake

Ten Stellar Songs and Instrumentals

Norman Blake has long been an icon for lovers of great country-style guitar, a "musician's musician" whose impeccable taste and sure touch have inspired countless folk, bluegrass and country players. Norman's music combines a true old-time sound with just enough of a modern touch to make his playing both timeless and contemporary. On this fascinating DVD, Norman expands ... Read More

Peter Rowan and Tony Rice Teach Songs, Guitar and Musicianship

Peter Rowan, Tony Rice

Play Along and Learn with Two Legendary Artists!

Play Along and Learn with Two Legendary Artists! This captivating session brings together two undisputed giants in the field of bluegrass guitar. Peter Rowan and Tony Rice teach great songs and pass on the techniques, musical insights and wisdom they have gained through decades of experience. This lesson will help players at a variety of levels: If you are an ... Read More

Steve Kaufman Teaches Crowd Pleasers and Show Stoppers

Steve Kaufman

Steve's Favorite Flatpicking Instrumentals

ATTENTION INTERMEDIATE FLATPICKERS! If you want to learn exciting, challenging and technique-enhancing guitar solos, this lesson is for you! Steve Kaufman haschosen ten of his favorite show pieces, each one packed with a powerful arrayof ideas, instrumental skills and advice. These are, above all, great tunes to play at jam sessions, in performance or just in your practice room. With ... Read More

Techniques For Soloing and Performing

Pat Flynn

Flatpick Style

Here's a DVD lesson that will provide hours of practicing fun, and keep your guitar fingers busy for months! Nashville session guitarist Pat Flynn opens up your creative doors, demonstrating his own method for creating solos and improvising across the entire guitar fingerboard. You'll learn how to work up the neck, finding the chord centers on which you ... Read More

The Acoustic Guitar of Jorma Kaukonen - Lesson Three

Jorma Kaukonen
On his third lesson in the series, Jorma concentrates on repertoire-building, delving into seven of the traditional and original guitar pieces that have favorites in both his solo shows and his Hot Tuna performances. He starts out by teaching the traditional gospel song I Will Be All Right, demonstrating chord shapes, right hand rolls and runs learned from the playing ... Read More

The Art of Guitar Crosspicking

Steve Kaufman
Be prepared for a real challenge as the mysteries of guitar crosspicking are finally unravelled! Steve Kaufman describes, step-by-step, the flatpicking movements that define this distinctive way of playing and how to add them into your instrumentals. As you progress through the lesson, Steve provides exercises, speed drills, slowed-down and up-to-speed examples, invaluable advice and breathtaking arrangements of Back Up ... Read More

The Blues Guitar (and Harmonica) of John Hammond

John Hammond
John Hammond's passion and commitment to his music have inspired blues lovers throughout the world for more than forty years. Now guitarists (and harmonica players) can learn, up close, how John plays the songs, licks, grooves and soulful solos that make up his dynamic blues style. Harmonicas in the keys of A and D will work well with this ... Read More

The Fingerpicking Blues of John Jackson

John Jackson

with Roy Book Binder

This lesson is a must-have for all guitarists who want a lesson with a traditional blues artist. The Piedmont style comes alive as John Jackson teaches songs from his wide repertoire, detailing the finer points of his fingerstyle technique and reminiscing about Mississippi John Hurt, Mance Lipscomb, Son House and other classic blues guitarists who influenced his music. As a ... Read More

The Guitar of David Wilcox

David Wilcox

Secrets of Open Tunings and Song Accompaniment

One of the most popular and evocative performers on the scene today helps you unlock your creativity and develop rich, ringing guitar voicings in a variety of open tunings. Working primarily in open C, G, D and DADGAD, and utilizing both pick and finger style, David Wilcox reveals the techniques that shape his distinctive guitar sound. His unusual practice of ... Read More

The Guitar of Larry Campbell- Interpreting the Gospel Songs and Style of Rev Gary Davis

Larry Campbell

An In-Depth Exploration of Powerful Fingerpicking Classics

Larry Campbell has played with some of the biggest names in the music business, but he grew up listening to the inspirational songs and dazzling guitar technique of the Rev. Gary Davis. On this powerful instructional DVD, he and Teresa Williams offer dynamic performances of five songs by the legendary master, and then Larry breaks down each one, covering both ... Read More

The Guitar of Patty Larkin

Patty Larkin

Creating Powerful Arrangements

Patty Larkin is widely known for her compelling, emotionally charged songs and powerful guitar technique. On this lesson, she explores her guitar style in precise detail, demonstrating her unique tunings, fingerpicking style, rhythms, chord ideas and just a touch of slide guitar. She teaches you how to play some of her most popular songs, including Tango, Booth of Glass, Dear ... Read More

The Guitar of Peppino D'Agostino

Peppino D'Agostino

Adventures in Fingerstyle Guitar

Learn some of the elements that have made Peppino D'Agostino one of the most sought-after artists on today's acoustic guitar scene! On this terrific video lesson, Peppino, an engaging and delightful teacher, breaks down his musical techniques in a way that is clear and easy to follow for all intermediate players. Italian-born guitarist and composer Peppino has developed ... Read More
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