You'll find Nashville fingerstyle, Country and Delta Blues, Ragtime, Celtic, Swing Jazz, Rockabilly, Classic Ragtime, and straight Jazz lessons in our catalog. Our DVD lessons present the finest in clear and incisive visual education.
Each tune is performed in full and then explained. This is followed by the piece being played slowly on a split screen, allowing the student to see both the right and left hand movements. Everything played during the split screen segments is transcribed and presented in a PDF tab/music booklet that is on the DVD lesson. Bonus audio tracks are included on our Country Blues lessons.
In this lesson we will learn some of the folk songs Merle Travis wrote and performed, beginning with his seminal "Folk Songs Of The Hills" recordings from 1946. Titles include: Dark As A Dungeon, I Am APilgrim, Barbara Allen, Black Gold, Jordan Am A Hard Road To Travel, That's All, Midnight Special and This World Is Not My Home
This lesson explores Todd Albright’s approach and techniques for playing the 12-string guitar. Tunes include: Rising River Blues, Delia, Kill It Kid, Leavin’ Blues, My Money NeverRuns Out, Stomp Down Rider, Sweet Mary Blues, Savannah Mama, and Train That Carried My Girl From Town
The purpose of this lesson is to demonstrate ways to use thea coustic guitar in a support role with techniques other than typical strumming and/or pattern picking. The idea is to have the guitar be not just in the ensemble but become in essence, the entire band while still allowing room for lead and other instruments.
I don't believe in doing dry and boring guitar exercises. Fingerstyle blues and ragtime guitar offers the student many interesting and challenging ideas that can help build up your fretboard knowledge, control of your left and right hands as well as learning some hotlicks and grooves.
Cory Seznec delves deeply into the rich repertoire that is African-American Spirituals. Titles include: Give Me Jesus,Precious Lord, Take My Hand, Lift Every Voice And Sing, Roll De Ol' Chariot Along, A Closer Walk With Thee, This Train Is Bound For Glory
In this double DVD lesson, Alberto Lombardi has arranged four of Motown'sgreatest hits: You Can’t Hurry Love, How Sweet it is (To Be Loved By You), My Girl and I Heard it Through the Grapevine.