Learning to Flatpick - Video 2

Steve Kaufman

Building Bluegrass Technique

Steve Kaufman helps you move beyond the basics and on to the next level of flatpicking technique. You'll be playing more smoothly in no time with Steve's clear and patient instructions. He helps you build your "runs vocabulary" and his crosspicking tips ( on upswing, continuity, tone, sustaining notes and timekeeping) are priceless. Learn how to build a flatpicking ... Read More

Learning to Flatpick - Video 3

Steve Kaufman

Developing Speed and Style

Move beyond the basics and get into the finer points of bluegrass flatpicking! You'll be jamming with the best of them once you've mastered the tunes and techniques on this final lesson in this series. Steve Kaufman broadens your musical vocabulary by focusing on the essentials of good picking techniques. You'll learn to play six classic fiddle ... Read More

Learn To Play Waltzes Bluegrass Style

Steve Kaufman

Essential Instrumentals for Flatpickers

Add the stunning beauty of the waltz to your repertoire of flatpicked guitar instrumentals. Steve Kaufman plays and teaches five compelling pieces, showing you how to play them up-close and in careful detail. This lesson will delight learning guitarists, from easy intermediate to advanced level players. Steve demonstrates each tune in its simplest form, with a measure-by-measure explanation of how ... Read More

Picking Up Speed

Steve Kaufman

Drills and Tunes For Flatpick Guitarists

It's every bluegrass flatpicker's dream to be able to build up speed while maintaining good tone and timing. Now one of America's hottest players gives you the tools you need to get over the musical speed bumps -- without crashing and burning as you go. It's all a matter of getting your right- and left-hand mechanics working ... Read More

Putting the Blues Into Bluegrass

Steve Kaufman

A Dozen Classic Flatpicking Solos

Since its earliest days, bluegrass songs have incorporated elements of the blues in their licks, melodies, chord progressions and especially their titles. Steve Kaufman, Homespun’s most prolific and popular flatpick guitar instructor, brings his masterful skills to an engaging and user-friendly collection of twelve “bluesy” bluegrass standards that will serve any intermediate-level picker well in a jam, practice session or ... Read More

Ronnie McCoury + Bluegrass Workout

Steve Kaufman, Ronnie McCoury

Special Combination Price

Work with Ronnie McCoury's sensational mandolin lesson and then practice your licks with Steve Kaufman's back-up tracks. These items would cost $10.00 more if purchased separately! Read More

Steve Kaufman's 4-Hour Celtic Workout

Steve Kaufman
Anyone who loves to play Celtic music and wants to build repertoire and technique will need this four-hour workout series! Whether you play traditional Celtic instruments (fiddle, whistle, pipes, bouzouki, button accordion) or the more bluegrass-oriented ones (mandolin, guitar, banjo), these session tunes will help you develop your playing skills and will get you ready for the all-important jams with ... Read More

Steve Kaufman's Four-Hour Bluegrass Banjo Workout

Steve Kaufman
What a great way to improve your picking, build up speed and stamina, and get those licks and solos working so you can really jam! Steve plays 49 must-know bluegrass tunes slowly and then up-to-speed. Learn the lead melody and then play along with the rhythm track to get your soloing together. This is an outstanding way to practice ... Read More

Steve Kaufman's Four-Hour Bluegrass Workout, Volume One

Steve Kaufman
What a great way to improve your picking, build up speed and stamina, and get those licks and solos working so you can really jam! On these four lessons, Steve plays 49 classic bluegrass tunes slowly and then up-to-speed. With the stereo balance control, you can turn off the lead and play along with the rhythm track to get your ... Read More

Steve Kaufman's Four-Hour Bluegrass Workout, Volume Two

Steve Kaufman
You've got hours of fantastic jamming ahead of you! This project provides you with a backup band that will give you rhythmic support, encourage you to learn new material and provide invaluable practice sessions. Each song is played three times slowly and then three times at a faster pace. (Lessons 1 and 2 contain the slow versions, while lessons ... Read More

Steve Kaufman Teaches Crowd Pleasers and Show Stoppers

Steve Kaufman

Steve's Favorite Flatpicking Instrumentals

ATTENTION INTERMEDIATE FLATPICKERS! If you want to learn exciting, challenging and technique-enhancing guitar solos, this lesson is for you! Steve Kaufman haschosen ten of his favorite show pieces, each one packed with a powerful arrayof ideas, instrumental skills and advice. These are, above all, great tunes to play at jam sessions, in performance or just in your practice room. With ... Read More

The Art of Guitar Crosspicking

Steve Kaufman
Be prepared for a real challenge as the mysteries of guitar crosspicking are finally unravelled! Steve Kaufman describes, step-by-step, the flatpicking movements that define this distinctive way of playing and how to add them into your instrumentals. As you progress through the lesson, Steve provides exercises, speed drills, slowed-down and up-to-speed examples, invaluable advice and breathtaking arrangements of Back Up ... Read More
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