Boogie Woogie Guitar

Del Rey
Here's a guitar lesson that will thrill, entertain, amaze and challenge you while imparting an array of great songs, licks and guitar arrangements. Del Rey's powerful guitar skills have been inspired in equal parts by classic blues guitarists and barrelhouse piano players. Her dynamic style combines moving chords, funky grooves, blues riffs and the boogie-woogie bass lines that ... Read More

Bottleneck Blues and Beyond - Two Video Set

Mike Dowling
Get both of Mike Dowling's excursions into the world of bottleneck blues guitar at a special price and SAVE! Guitarist Mike Dowling has made a lesson detailing the slide technique that he has mastered during his long and fruitful career. Whether you're a fingerpicker ready to incorporate the slide or a slide player looking for new challenges, this ... Read More

Bottleneck Blues and Beyond - Video 1

Mike Dowling
Guitarist Mike Dowling has made a lesson detailing the slide technique that he has mastered during his long and fruitful career. Whether you're a fingerpicker ready to incorporate the slide or a slide player looking for new challenges, this lesson is a must. East coast style Piedmont blues is Mike's forte, and in this comprehensive, articulate lesson workshop ... Read More

Bottleneck Blues and Beyond - Video 2

Mike Dowling
Nothing creates a sound quite like a bottleneck slide, which is why it is used in everything from Delta blues to finger style folk tunes and even ragtime. All well-rounded guitarists need to know this style, and Mike Dowling's "Bottleneck - Blues And Beyond" is the best way we know to catch the spirit. On his accessible, easy-to-comprehend follow-up lesson ... Read More

Building Dynamic Solos

James Nash

"Call and Response” Ideas for Lead Guitar

James Nash is an engaging communicator who makes this lesson exciting from the first notes. He approaches soloing and improvisation using a powerful musical concept: “Call and response.” Referencing the scales and chord progressions of some familiar songs, James shows intermediate/advanced players how to build powerful and creative solos up and down the fretboard.  Opening with the classic ... Read More

Celtic Instrumentals For Fingerstyle Guitar - Two-Video Set

Al Petteway
These wonderful lessons by one of today's most admired fingerstyle players are filled with invaluable insights into playing in Celtic style, from strongly syncopated rhythm strokes to the ringing, harp-like sounds of "cross-string" picking. You'll master the notes and chords in DADGAD, as well as standard, dropped D, open G and low C tunings. Al explains how to ... Read More

Celtic Instrumentals For Fingerstyle Guitar - Video 1

Al Petteway

Arrangements in DADGAD Tuning

Learn to play in DADGAD, the popular guitar tuning that gives many Celtic and British Isles instrumentals their special beauty and power. Al Petteway shows you how to play exquisite arrangements using droning bass notes, slides, bends, trills and other guitar tricks to imitate the haunting sounds of harps and pipes. This wonderful lesson by one of today's most ... Read More

Celtic Instrumentals For Fingerstyle Guitar - Video 2

Al Petteway

Alternate Tunings

Al Petteway continues his excellent lesson with five beautiful and evocative guitar instrumentals in the Celtic style. This time, he covers songs and effects that can be attained through a variety of tunings, including standard, dropped-D, open G and low C. Al shows you how to create your own arrangements by finding the melody within the chord structure, then fleshing ... Read More

Chris Smither: Special Two-Video Set

Chris Smither
  Lesson One: The Guitar of Chris Smither, Arrangements in Contemporary Blues Style      Lesson Two: Chris Smither Teaches Six Outstanding Fingerpicking Arrangements Chris Smither has made these two terrific lessons for anyone interested in taking traditional blues guitar styles and incorporating them into a contemporary setting. His foot-tapping, high-groove guitar style and blues-inflected songs have kept him in the top ... Read More

Classical Guitar and Beyond

Stephen Funk Pearson
Here's a complete course in classical guitar on six one-hour CDs or downloads . Designed both for novices and experienced guitarists, these lessons will help you improve your musicianship, build your technique, and enhance your musical understanding. Guitarist Stephen Funk Pearson teaches you to play expressive, beautiful guitar pieces right from the first lesson. As you play through these easy-to-use ... Read More

Classical Guitar - Arrangements of Four Beloved Folk Songs

Frederic Hand
Guitar virtuoso Frederic Hand teaches exquisite classical guitar arrangements of four widely known and much-beloved American folk songs: The Water is Wide, Wayfaring Stranger, Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair and We Are Climbing Jacob's Ladder. He shows you how, by using lush chords, rich harmonies and inventive improvisational elements, you can make each one ... Read More

Classical Guitar Technique and Musicianship

Frederic Hand
Here's a lesson for both classical musicians and fingerstyle guitarists who want to discover their "natural dexterity" for speed, tone and effortless technique! Whether you are a beginning or advanced guitarist, you will benefit from Fred Hand's in-depth exploration of the fundamental principles of classical guitar technique. "Your body and mind have an innate ability to express the ... Read More
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