Electric Guitar for Kids - Video 1

Pete Kennedy, Marcy Marxer

Getting Started!

Here's the coolest way ever to learn to play an electric guitar! Two-time GRAMMY® winner Marcy Marxer teams up with top studio musician Pete Kennedy to inspire kids and get them off to a great start. These fun, easy to use play-along lessons will teach budding players the music fundamentals, from holding and tuning the guitar to playing rhythm grooves ... Read More

Essential Riffs For Acoustic Guitar

Artie Traum
Here's a lesson that's packed with dozens of important licks, each one a time-tested musical phrase that will help you become a strong lead guitarist. Artie Traum starts so simply that even beginners can learn to play these riffs over a variety of chord changes and blues progressions. As the phrases get more advanced, you'll see how ... Read More

Exploring 8-Bar Blues

Mary Flower

Seven Songs, Progressions and Variations in E

Here’s everything a learning guitarist will need to get into the infectious 8-bar blues form. Mary Flower brings her expert musicianship to seven exciting arrangements, helping both novice and more advanced fingerstyle blues players develop important guitar skills. You will come away with a wealth of techniques, great songs and new insights into your instrument.  Mary starts with simple ... Read More

Exploring DADGAD Guitar

Laurence Juber

New Sounds, Textures and Repertoire

In this richly detailed lesson, Laurence gives you a complete understanding of how DADGAD works and how, by using it, you can gain a deeper knowledge of the fingerboard and its vast possibilities. You'll discover the distinctive adjacent scale tones and open strings that make it such a joy to play in this tuning, and will learn to go ... Read More

Exploring the Fingerboard

Russ Barenberg
Find and play any note in any position on the neck, build chords and improvise melodies! This six-hour course, devised for Homespun by the well-known guitarist Russ Barenberg, provides a road map for fully understanding the entire guitar fingerboard. Russ shows you how to play scales in a variety of fingerings and positions to familiarize you with every note. He ... Read More

Exploring the Guitar with Keb' Mo'

Keb' Mo'

Songs and Arrangements to Enrich Your Playing

Keb' Mo' expertly accompanies his distinctively soulful songs with folk/blues fingerpicking, swampy slide licks, contemporary pop chords and a touch of jazz. The seven arrangements he teaches on this lesson are simple enough for early intermediate guitarists, but provide enough twists and turns to interest advanced musicians as well. With his easy-going humor and deep musical knowledge, Keb' Mo ... Read More

Fingerpicking Arrangements of Four Pop Songs

Ernie Hawkins

Piedmont Style

Some of the most unforgettable popular songs in American musical history were written in the early years of the 20th century. Guitar ace Ernie Hawkins has made arrangements of four classic pop songs that are perfect for the alternate-thumb fingerpicking method known as Piedmont Style. Working through each of these wonderful songs - When the Red, Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob ... Read More

Fingerpicking, Flatpicking and Slide

Merle Watson, Doc Watson
Merle Watson recorded these lessons for Homespun in 1979, and we have re-edited them and enhanced the audio for this digital release. He chose songs and instrumentals to help aspiring players build strong repertoire and technique, as well as learn the secrets of arranging fingerpicking, flatpicking and slide tunes for good duet or solo playing. His dad, Doc Watson, joined ... Read More

Fingerpicking Hank Williams

Toby Walker

Guitar Arrangements for Western Swing and Honky Tonk Classics

Learn fingerpicking guitar instrumental versions of some of the most popular country songs ever written: Your Cheatin’ Heart, Move It On Over, My Bucket’s Got a Hole In It, Hey Good Lookin’! and Honky Tonkin’.  The solo guitar arrangements of these timeless classics are fun to play and will build your fingerpicking skills, expand your fretboard knowledge and show you ... Read More

Fingerpicking Made Easy

Happy Traum
Fingerpicking guitar technique combines rhythmic basses with syncopated treble notes to create a wonderfully complex sound. Through his many years of teaching experience, Happy Traum has devised a course that will allow you to start fingerpicking folk, blues and country songs almost immediately by using pre-set "picking patterns" that you can learn by rote. This foolproof method in the use ... Read More

Fingerstyle Artistry of Laurence Juber - Two-Video Set

Laurence Juber
Buy the Complete Set and Save! These challenging sessions will propel your solo acoustic playing to new heights. In a methodic breakdown of some of his most popular pieces, Laurence Juber reveals the percussive techniques and chord voicings he uses to create Baroque-inflected textures, atmosphere and color. And, while building your repertoire, Laurence loads you up with exercises to improve ... Read More

Fingerstyle Artistry of Laurence Juber - Video 1

Laurence Juber

DVD One: Standard Tunings

This challenging session will propel your playing to new heights and open your ears to a myriad of possibilities for solo guitar. In a methodic breakdown of some of his most popular pieces - Solo Flight, A Bit of a George, In Your Arms and To New Amsterdam - Laurence Juber reveals the style and technique he has developed to create ... Read More
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