Branching Out On Bluegrass Banjo - Video 2

Pete Wernick

Lesson Two - Putting it All into Practice

This 90-minute continuation of Pete (Dr. Banjo) Wernick's "road map to the banjo" will bring your playing to a whole new level as you learn to use his techniques in your favorite songs and instrumentals. You'll learn the "big tree of licks" and all its branches plus chord progressions (how to create 6th, 7th, maj. 7th, 9th, minor ... Read More

Fiddle For Kids - DVD 2

Luke Bulla, Jenny Anne Bulla
Starting out with a quick review, Luke and Jenny Anne then get their young student into some real fiddle playing!  Focusing on building repertoire, they teach three well-known fiddle tunes, breaking them down into small sections that are easy to grasp. With some practice, the young fiddler will soon perform Old Joe Clark, Tennessee Waltz and Devil's Dream for ... Read More

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

Great Guitar Lessons - Techniques and Arrangements of Master Singer Songwriters

John Sebastian, Patty Larkin, Paul Brady, Chris Smither, Livingston Taylor, David Wilcox, Geoff Muldaur
For many of our most accomplished singer/songwriters, guitars are tools for composing, arranging and performing their songs. Whether you write your own material or play and sing songs that others have written, you'll want to understand how the pros create their unique and compelling guitar accompaniments. On this DVD compilation, eight gifted artists share the secrets of their ... Read More

Learn the Pedal Steel Guitar of Chuck Campbell

Chuck Campbell

Sacred Steel

The soulful, sanctified sound of sacred steel guitar combines powerful African-American gospel music with bluesy inflections, R&B passion and rock excitement. Chuck Campbell's innovative pedal steel playing epitomizes this amazing genre. His hard-driving licks and sweeping sustains have influenced innumerable musicians in all styles of music, and have helped bring these sounds to audiences worldwide. Whether you are just ... Read More

Peppino D'Agostino - Adventures in Fingerstyle Guitar

Peppino D'Agostino

The Fingerstyle of Peppino D'Agostino

Peppino D'Agostino has long been one of the most sought-after artists on the solo acoustic guitar scene! An engaging and delightful teacher, he breaks down his musical techniques in a way that is clear and easy to follow for all aspiring fingerstyle players. Italian-born guitarist and composer Peppino has developed several innovative approaches to fingerstyle guitar. In addition to his lush ... Read More

Vocal Harmony Workshop

Nashville Bluegrass Band

Singing Bluegrass & Gospel Songs

The Nashville Bluegrass Band has astonished audiences with their powerful vocals and precision musicianship since 1984. Here they break down and analyze their renowned harmony singing techniques for all aspiring group vocalists. The NBB guides singers through their arrangements, from basic duets to stirring three-, four- and five-part harmonies, for these old-time country, bluegrass and gospel songs: My Native Home ... Read More

You Can Play Jazz Guitar - DVD 3

Mike DeMicco

Putting It All Together

"A gifted instrumentalist, able to translate the Charlie Christian tradition into the fusion idiom."--The Milwaukee Journal The mark of a great jazz musician is his or her ability to make a personal, unique statement. This third DVD in the series provides invaluable insights into how you, as a developing jazz guitarist, can create your own distinctive style. Starting with ... Read More

You Can Play the Uke! - DVD 2

Kate Power and Steve Einhorn

Learn, Play and Sing Along with the Ukalaliens

There’s a reason ukulele has become one of the world’s most popular instruments. It’s small, compact and easy to play, even for those who are brand new to music-making. You’ve learned the basics of this wonderful little instrument on DVD 1. Now it’s time to really start playing it! Kate and Steve (the Ukalaliens) show you new chords and how ... Read More