Easy Flatpicking Guitar Arrangements

Steve Kaufman

A Song for Every Holiday

Steve Kaufman has come up with another winner! He has chosen eleven well-known and much-loved songs, each one associated with an important season or holiday. This lesson was made especially for beginning and early-intermediate level players. Most of the songs are easy enough to play almost immediately, but Steve throws in enough material to challenge you and, with some practicing ... Read More

Easy Guide to Tuning Your Guitar

Happy Traum, John Sebastian

Secrets to Staying and Playing Perfectly in Tune

There is nothing more important to making good music than having your instrument play (and stay) perfectly in tune. An out-of-tune guitar can be a painful experience for you and your listeners alike, and tuning it up can be a frustrating and time-consuming process for new players. We feel that tuning should be learned right along with fretting, chording and ... Read More

Exploring DADGAD Guitar

Laurence Juber

New Sounds, Textures and Repertoire

Although DADGAD guitar tuning is most closely associated with the droning, bagpipe-like sounds of Celtic music, Laurence Juber has taken it to a whole new level with his use of beautiful cascading notes and complex harmonies. On this richly detailed lesson, Laurence gives you a complete understanding of how DADGAD works and how, by using it, you can gain a ... Read More

Fingerstyle Artistry of Laurence Juber - DVD 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

John McGann's Sound Fundamentals

John McGann

Touch, Tone and Technique for Mandolin

Musicians who are known for having great tone and technique understand that a thorough command of each individual component allows them to produce a large pallet of tones in the most comfortable and efficient manner. Learn the secrets to improving your own touch, tone and technique from one of the world’s finest mandolinists. Topics include: Getting comfortable, pick choice and ... Read More

Kids' Guitar - DVD 1

Marcy Marxer

Ten Easy Lessons

Children (and their parents and teachers) will be delighted with thislively, fun-filled, easy-to-follow guitar course, our first devoted entirely to them!   With clarity and lots of good humor, noted children'sperformer Marcy Marxer teaches basic chords and strums and gets your kids singing these songs with the guitar: Down By The Riverside, Skip To My Lou, Buffalo Gals, 100 ... Read More

Learning to Flatpick - DVD 1

Steve Kaufman

From the Beginning

Steve Kaufman's comprehensive "101" level course lays down all the groundwork needed to really dig into the flatpicking style. He starts at the beginning, with close-up examinations of how to hold and use the pick, the distinctions between lead and chord playing and how to get good clarity from your hand positions. Steve introduces you to a variety of ... Read More

Rock Piano Classics

Billy Hinsche

Learn Nine Hit Songs of the Beach Boys!

Play the piano and sing along with some of the greatest pop songs of all time!  After more than twenty years of touring as keyboardist for the Beach Boys, Billy Hinsche knows the ins and outs of their music as well as anyone. On this fascinating lesson, he teaches the ingenious chord structures, ear-catching melodies and ground breaking "hooks ... Read More