Great Banjo Lessons

Sonny Osborne, Eddie Adcock, Bill Keith, Tony Trischka, Don Wayne Reno, Ralph Stanley, Pete Wernick

Bluegrass Style

Bluegrass banjo has all the drive, excitement, rhythmic complexity and melodic possibilities that you could want in an instrument. This collection of lessons, compiled from Homespun's vast library of music instruction, covers a variety of skills and tunes. The segments are graded to take you from elementary to advanced levels, and will open up myriad playing possibilities while allowing ... Read More

High Lonesome

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The Story of Bluegrass Music

With uncommon passion and devotion, High Lonesome traces the evolution of bluegrass, one of America's most vital musical fusions, from its folk roots in the Kentucky hills through the innovations which shaped its most modern forms. Featuring: Bill Monroe, The Stanley Brothers, Mac Wiswman, Jimmy Martin, Flatt and Scruggs, The Osborne Bros, Jim and Jesse, The Seldom Scene, Sam ... Read More

The Bluegrass Banjo of Sonny Osborne

Sonny Osborne
Learn from a legendary figure in the world of bluegrass banjo! Sonny Osborne fills this lesson with detailed instruction, historical reminiscences and insightful advice for all learning banjo pickers. Playing his treasured 1935 Gibson Grenada flathead banjo, Sonny plays homage to Earl Scruggs, who inspired his earliest licks and instrumentals. He then demonstrates the stylistic innovations that made him a ... Read More