Steve Wariner Up Close

Steve Wariner

Secrets of a Hot Nashville Picker

Take a private lesson with one of country music's most renowned stars. On this Homespun DVD, Steve Wariner dissects his award-winning guitar style, with its ear-catching riffs, beautiful melodies and complex harmonies. Playing his Fender electric, Steve analyzes his unique approach to fingerstyle guitar. He covers some of the instrumental tunes from his hit CD "No More Mr. Nice ... Read More

Tennessee Waltz: A Guitar Instrumental in Dropped D

Happy Traum

A Download-Only Homespun Single Song Lesson

Redd Stewart and Pee Wee King’s “Tennessee Waltz” has been among the world's most popular country/pop songs since it’s million-selling recording by Patti Page in 1950. Since then, it has been recorded hundreds of times, has been named one of Tennessee’s official state songs, and is a ubiquitous number sung and played around campfires and in jam sessions ... Read More

The 12-String Guitar Of Roger McGuinn

Roger McGuinn
The signature sound of Roger McGuinn's Rickenbacker electric 12-string will immerse you in the music that made The Byrds a prime musical force. Now you can learn to play favorites from his powerful repertoire, and master the licks and guitar techniques that made his sound instantly recognizable. Roger plays, sings and analyzes his version of Mr. Tamborine Man, Turn ... Read More

The Acoustic Guitar Fingerstyle Method

David Hamburger

Learn to Play Using the Techniques and Songs of American Roots Music

Fingerpicking is one of the most sought-after, intriguing and challenging of all acoustic guitar techniques. With your thumb providing the steady bass and fingers syncopating the treble notes, this sound never fails to delight players and listeners alike.  David Hamburger focuses on two essential fingerstyle approaches: alternating-bass “Travis” picking and steady-bass blues style. This carefully thought-out and expertly taught ... Read More

The Acoustic Guitar Method

David Hamburger
Homespun and String Letter Press, the publishers of Acoustic Guitar Magazine, have joined forces to create a video version of String Letter's best-selling guitar instruction book. This clearly organized, carefully graded set of lessons by popular guitarist and author David Hamburger teaches beginners to play guitar using the techniques and songs of American roots music. Video 1 covers all ... 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 Acoustic Guitar of Jorma Kaukonen - Lesson Two

Jorma Kaukonen
Jorma Kaukonen continues the exploration of the popular blues-based fingerpicking that has been his signature style throughout his long and distinguished career.  Jorma starts this lesson with an in-depth breakdown of the folk/blues classic I Know You Rider. He takes the song apart measure by measure, teaching the  runs, chord shapes, bass runs and right hand picking ... Read More

The Acoustic Guitar of Jorma Kaukonen - Three-Video Set

Jorma Kaukonen

Blues, Rags & Originals

These three lessons teach Jorma's traditional fingerpicking stylings as well as his more contemporary original guitar compositions that make up the Hot Tuna phenomenon. The legendary rock and blues guitarist explores, in detail, many of the songs, licks and instrumentals he learned from Rev. Gary Davis, Blind Blake, Big Bill Broonzy and other great players. Add to your repertoire ... Read More

The Acoustic Guitar of Jorma Kaukonen - Video 1

Jorma Kaukonen

Lesson One

Jorma Kaukonen's first musical influences were the fingerpicking blues of Blind Blake, Rev. Gary Davis, Big Bill Broonzy and other traditional players. From those inspirations, he built the acoustic guitar style that has made him a top guitarist and a legendary figure in the pop music world. On this insightful lesson, Jorma breaks down his fingerpicking style, lick by ... 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 Blues Guitar of Keb' Mo'

Keb' Mo'

Basic Techniques for the Contemporary Player

Keb' Mo's lesson is aimed at players who want to get comfortable with the basics of traditional country blues and then go on to more contemporary blues-based tunes. Working in the key of E, Keb' shows how turnarounds and harmonized scale passages can be the basis for developing fluid phrases in a Robert Johnson style blues tune. He teaches ... Read More

The C-A-G-E-D Guitar System Made Easy - Three-Video Set

Ernie Hawkins

Three DVD Set - The Complete Course

Here's the complete C-A-G-E-D System course in one package! Ernie Hawkins' clear, step-by-step approach will teach you how to get around on the entire fretboard. This is one of Homespun's most popular set of lessons ever! Student Reviews: "I've been working through Ernie Hawkin's new DVD's on the C-A-G-E-D system. He has totally unlocked the ... Read More
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