Hymns, Spirituals and Sacred Songs - Lesson 1

Happy Traum

Fingerstyle Arrangements

Learn to play beautiful songs of faith taken from the folk, gospel and blues traditions and specifically arranged for beginning and intermediate guitarists. The pieces start at a very easy level but gradually advance in difficulty, so that by the end of the lesson even a relative novice will be able to play some fairly challenging material. Each song is ... Read More

Hymns, Spirituals and Sacred Songs - Lesson 2

Happy Traum

Fingerstyle Arrangements

This guitar lesson features some great songs taken from the gospel/blues tradition. The arrangements utilize steady-bass fingerpicking, blues licks, bass runs, turnarounds and complete solos within a repertoire of "sanctified"songs. Paul and Silas (All Night Long) is a spiritual in E with rich chord changes and a bluesy beat. 12 Gates to the City, played in A ... Read More

Hymns, Spirituals and Sacred Songs - Two-Video set

Happy Traum

Fingerstyle Arrangements

Learn to play beautiful songs of faith taken from the folk, gospel and blues traditions and specifically arranged for beginning and intermediate guitarists. The pieces start at a very easy level but gradually advance in difficulty, so that by the end of the lesson even a relative novice will be able to play some fairly challenging material. Lesson One starts ... Read More

Jumpin' Jim's Ukulele Workshop

Jim Beloff

Songs from "The Daily Ukulele"

With his characteristic ease, sense of humor and encouraging manner, Jumpin' Jim Beloff brings his "Zen Ukulele" concepts to learning players. He shares his secrets on how to move smoothly from chord to chord, and presents alternate chord forms, picking patterns, key changes and performance techniques to enhance every song you play. The classic tunes taught here are from Jim’s ... Read More

*Just For the Love of It

Happy Traum, Vocals and Guitars

Happy Traum's CD Features David Amram, Marco Benevento, Larry Campbell, Justin Guip, Byron Isaacs, Jerry Marotta, Abby Newton, John Sebastian, Martin Simpson, Adam Traum, Teresa Williams

**** Four Stars: Rolling Stone Magazine! January, 2016 Here are 14 songs featuring the fingerpicking guitar work and strong vocals of Homespun's founder, a skilled guitarist, veteran performer and recording artist. Happy is backed up by musical luminaries from the Woodstock, NY area. What they're saying about this CD: "You’d best not miss Happy Traum’s Just For The Love Of It ... Read More

"Just For the Love of It" CD Download PLUS Instructional Video Package

Happy Traum

Listen and then learn to play the songs

Happy Traum Teaches Fingerstyle Arrangements for Six Blues, Country and Folk Songs From His Acclaimed CD "Just For the Love of It” Two-hour video download $24.95 Catalog DL-HAP-JF21 Level 3 These six songs and instrumentals will challenge, delight and inspire learning guitarists looking for new techniques and fresh repertoire. Happy teaches two traditional blues; a timeless cowboy song; an ... Read More

Learn Grateful Dead Classics for Acoustic Guitar - Two Lesson Set

Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers

Easy Arrangements for Intermediate Players

Learn fourteen iconic songs by America's first and greatest jam band. With complete transcriptions and Jeffrey’s clear, step-by-step demonstrations, you’ll go beyond strumming the basic chords, adding riffs and lead licks inspired by the Dead’s studio recordings and live jams. Most of the material is played in standard tuning with a pick, but you’ll also learn some fingerstyle and ... Read More

Learn to Play the Songs of Gordon Lightfoot

Pete Huttlinger

Guitar Arrangements for Eight Classics

The great Canadian singer/songwriter Gordon Lightfoot has written some of the most beautiful and enduring songs of our time. His soulful voice and rich guitar accompaniments have made him a true legend in the folk and pop music pantheon. Master guitarist Pete Huttlinger has the rare ability to hear all the nuances in Gordon Lightfoot's guitar arrangements. As ... Read More

Learn to Play the Songs of Jim Croce - DVD 1

Pete Huttlinger

Guitar Accompaniment and Techniques

Jim Croce is one of the most beloved singer-songwriters in the history of American popular music. His timeless songs, with their compelling melodies, strong story lines and unique guitar arrangements, are instantly recognizable, easy to learn and fun to play. Guitarist Pete Huttlinger knows Jim Croce’s repertoire inside and out.  He expertly breaks down the subtleties of these famous ... Read More

Learn to Play the Songs of Jim Croce - DVD 2

Pete Huttlinger

Guitar Accompaniment and Techniques

This follow-up to one of Homespun's top-selling DVDs teaches you how to play seven more hit songs by the legendary singer-songwriter, Jim Croce, whose music continues to resonate nearly four decades after his untimely passing. Guitarist Pete Huttlinger is faithful to the spirit of the original recordings as he breaks down the strums, picking patterns, chord progressions and other ... Read More

Learn to Play the Songs of Jim Croce - Two-DVD Set

Pete Huttlinger
Buy the two-DVD set and SAVE!  Lesson One: The late guitarist Pete Huttlinger knew Jim Croce’s repertoire inside and out.  Here, he expertly breaks down the subtleties of these famous guitar accompaniments, as well as the superb lead lines and solos of Jim’s long-time accompanist, Maury Muehleisen, for aspiring players at all levels. Seven of Croce’s best-loved hits ... Read More

Learn To Play the Songs of John Denver - DVD 1

Pete Huttlinger

Guitar Accompaniments and Techniques

John Denver is remembered as one of the most beloved figures in the history of American popular music. He was an accomplished singer, songwriter and guitar player as well as a committed social activist, humanitarian and environmentalist. The spare, deceptively simple accompaniments he devised for his many hit songs gave each one a memorable sound that continues to ring in ... Read More
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