Early Southern Guitar Styles

Mike Seeger
There is no one more knowledgeable about old time American music than Mike Seeger. He's been playing it all his life, and spreading it around the world. Now Mike has put together an amazing survey of traditional guitar styles from the rural South that will teach you twenty-five songs and the guitar techniques that go along with them. These ... Read More
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Fishin' Blues and Carroll County Blues Single Download

Mike Seeger
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Great Banjo Lessons - Clawhammer Style

Bob Carlin,Mike Seeger,Cathy Fink,David Holt,Kirk Sutphin,Ralph Stanley,Mark Johnson,Frank Lee
The rhythmic pulse and percussive sounds of old-time clawhammer banjo have been ringing through the hills and valleys of America since the instrument was brought to these shores from Africa in our earliest colonial days. It has since become a uniquely American style, still current and exciting today, driving the beat along with fiddles, guitars, singers and dancers wherever people ... Read More
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Guitar Styles of the Carter Family

Mike Seeger
The Carter Family (A.P., Sara and Maybelle) of southwestern Virginia has been a seminal force in the history of recorded country music. Maybelle's dynamic "thumb-lead" style in particular is essential knowledge for anyone interested in playing traditional American folk or country guitar. In the 1960s and early 70s, Mike Seeger toured with Maybelle Carter and visited with ... Read More
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How to Play the Autoharp

Mike Seeger
The autoharp is one of our most beautiful - and easiest - instruments of the folk tradition. The late Mike Seeger became a master of the instrument after studying the techniques of Maybelle Carter, Kilby Snow and others, taking it far beyond its simple roots. Here, he starts out with simple strums and chords, then introduces picking patterns, more complex chord changes ... Read More
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Old-Time Banjo Styles

Mike Seeger
Few people know as much about traditional American banjo styles--or play them as well--as Mike Seeger. On this extraordinary DVD, Mike teaches two- and three-finger picking, up-picking, clawhammer and other dominant old-time banjo techniques in a variety of tunings and regional styles. Many of the skills that Mike teaches are enhanced by demonstrations and performances by some of the country ... Read More
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Old-Time Country Mandolin

Mike Seeger
Starts off with the basics--how to hold the pick and the proper way to fret the notes--Mike then gets into rhythm patterns for accompaniments. You'll advance into melody playing, tremolo technique, sliding double-stops (fiddle tune style) and will soon by playing tunes, breakdowns and rags, including: Red River Valley, All The Good Times Are Past And Gone, Boil Them ... Read More
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Southern Banjo Styles - The Complete 3-DVD Set

Mike Seeger
Mike Seeger presents a survey of southern banjo styles, teaching important historic pieces to help you develop a full range of repertoire and traditional techniques. Each lesson features a complete performance of a song or tune (played on a different historical banjo), commentary on its style and source, and detailed instruction for playing it using our easy-to-follow split-screen camera work ... Read More
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Southern Banjo Styles - Volume 1

Mike Seeger
The banjo inspired a great variety of playing styles in the South during the nineteenth and early twentieth century. On this in-depth DVD lesson and demonstration, Mike Seeger presents a survey of those styles, teaching each of them to help you develop a full range of repertoire and traditional techniques. This is the first of a 3-volume series covering virtually ... Read More
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Southern Banjo Styles - Volume 2

Mike Seeger
Picking up where DVD One left off, Mike Seeger continues his in-depth lesson/demonstration of predominant banjo styles of the 19th and early 20th century. Volume Two focuses on two- and three-finger techniques, some of which are the foundation for contemporary three-finger style. Each segment features a complete performance of a song or tune, comment on its style and source ... Read More
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Southern Banjo Styles - Volume 3

Mike Seeger
The banjo inspired a great variety of playing styles in the South during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In this three-volume in-depth instructional series, Mike Seeger presents an overview of this great American tradition, helping you develop a full range of traditional techniques and repertoire. Mike has acquired his knowledge of these styles directly from traditional players and their recordings ... Read More
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