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    Happy Traum's skillful musicianship and avid interest in traditional and contemporary music has brought him worldwide recognition. He has performed extensively throughout the U.S. Canada, Europe, Australia and Japan, and has appeared on recordings as a featured artist and as a member of various ensembles. He has recorded and/or performed with many top artists, including Bob Dylan, Chris Smither, Maria Muldaur, Eric Andersen, Rory Block, Jerry Jeff Walker, Allen Ginsberg, Levon Helm, Rick Danko, Richard Manuel and numerous others.

    Happy is the author of more than a dozen best-selling guitar instruction books, has written numerous magazine columns and articles, and for three years was editor of Sing Out! The Folksong Magazine. Aside from a distinguished solo career, Happy and his late brother,
Artie Traum,
played regularly as a duo for more than 40 years. Their first two Capitol albums, "Happy And Artie Traum" and "Double Back," are widely considered to be classics.

    Long-time residents of Woodstock, NY, Happy and Artie co-produced several important records for Rounder featuring some of the area's finest folk and rock musicians. These included "Mud Acres, Music Among Friends" and "Woodstock Mountains." Happy and Artie's album "Hard Times In The Country" featured liner notes by Allen Ginsberg. In 2007, Slice of Life Records in Japan released a CD, "Happy and Artie Traum - Live Recordings 1970s – 1980s ". Happy's solo albums include "Relax Your Mind," "American Stranger," "Bright Morning Stars" "Friends And Neighbors," "Buckets Of Songs" and his latest release, "I Walk the Road Again".

Happy Traum - Easy Steps To Guitar Fingerpicking - Vol 1 - DVD
For many aspiring players the ability to maintain a rock steady rhythmic pulse with the thumb while picking out off-the-beat melody notes with the index and middle fingers represents a "holy grail" of country, folk and blues playing. In this DVD lesson, Happy Traum trains you to "rewire your brain" so that playing in this style becomes second nature. Happy also imparts invaluable information about finger picks string damping, Travis style picking and other important topics. The simple song "Skip to My Lou" helps you learn the basic concepts before you move on to fingerpicking standards such as "Spike Driver's Blues, Green Green Rocky Road, Staggerlee, Nine-Pound Hammer, Hobo's Lullaby". With each piece you'll acquire new skills, and by the end of this lesson you'll be able to apply them to any song in your repertoire.
(100 min) Booklet included..................................................Price - $29.95

Happy Traum - Easy Steps To Guitar Fingerpicking - Vol 2 - DVD
Learn the songs and styles that will take your playing to new heights. Happy Traum has taken his basic course to the next level and these DVDs will build your skills, step-by-step, as you add increasingly challenging techniques to your fingerpicking repertoire. On this DVD, Happy shows you how to play in the versatile "dropped D" tuning. You'll also learn how to play and sing five classic songs - each one rich with possibilities for creating exciting arrangements: "The Colorado Trail, My Home's Across The Smoky Mountains, Fishin' Blues, The Blues Ain't Nothin', John Henry".
(80 min) Booklet included....................................................Price - $29.95

Happy Traum - Easy Steps To Guitar Fingerpicking - Vol 3 - DVD
Back in standard tuning, Happy Traum introduces you to the songs and styles of Merle Travis, Doc Watson, John Hurt and other masters of traditional guitar fingerpicking. You'll learn to move freely around the finger-board playing licks, slides, hammer-ons and bass runs while maintaining the steady thumb rhythm that gives this style its ear-catching appeal. Songs include: "I Am a Pilgrim, Deep River Blues, Louis Collins, Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out, Step It Up and Go".
(80 min) Booklet included....................................................Price - $29.95

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Happy Traum - An Easy Guide To Open D Tuning - DVD
Tuning to an open chord is a satisfying and fun way to play, giving you rich, resonant sounds with relatively little effort. Just follow the tuning instructions by Happy Traum, then strum the open strings for a ringing D chord; G, A and other major chords can be made with simple one-finger barres. It’s all explained in such a way that even novices can start making cool, bluesy music in minutes. This lesson will demystify open D, help you solidify your alternate-bass fingerpicking and teach you six exciting songs. Your first piece will be the American folk classic "John Henry", a mostly one chord melody on which you’ll start improvising around the fretboard while maintaining a steady rhythm on the bass strings. After that you’ll cruise through a repertoire of funky blues, folk/gospel classics and a Southern mountain ballad that make use of open bass strings, fretted melody notes, double-stop harmonies, chord substitutions and improvised licks. Songs include: "Sittin’ On Top of The World, Jesus Is On The Main Line; Willie Moore, Deep Ellum Blues, and I'll Fly Away."
(120 min) Printable PDF Booklet.........................................Price - $29.95

Happy Traum - Basic Theory That Every Guitarist Should Know - Vol 1 - DVD
Happy Traum, one of the world's best-known guitar teachers, demystifies the guitar fretboard and brings it into focus for learning players. He starts at the very beginning, providing the essential knowledge you'll need in your quest to become a better player. This is theory that will become immediately applicable to real playing situations. Starting with chromatic and diatonic (major) scales, Happy maps out the fingerboard so you can quickly find notes in any key and start turning them into simple melodies. You'll learn what intervals are, how bass runs and chords are built and how they are used in songs. In short, this introduction to music theory for the guitar will give you a whole new perspective and will reveal the vast possibilities that are hidden under the strings of your instrument.
(80 min) Printable PDF Booklet...........................................Price - $24.95

Happy Traum - Basic Theory That Every Guitarist Should Know - Vol 2 - DVD
Happy Traum continues his hands-on exploration of basic music theory, providing essential knowledge that every guitarist needs to become a more skillful, fully-rounded player. This DVD is packed with invaluable information. You'll learn moveable three- and four-string chord shapes that can be played anywhere, in any key, up and down the fretboard, along with the basic chord progressions that bring these shapes into practical application. By understanding the degrees of the scale and where the notes of each chord can be found, you can use them to build arrangements and improvisations for any song. In addition, you'll learn scales and chords in major and minor keys; transposing from one key to another; using harmonized scales; building chord progressions; and learning other skills based on your new understanding of how the guitar works. As you work through this course you'll gain new insights into your guitar and how the strings, frets, scales and chords all fit together in an easy-to-grasp system.
Printable PDF Booklet..........................................................Price - $24.95

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Happy Traum - Basic Arranging Techniques - Vol 1 - DVD
Here's the first in a two-DVD lesson series that will be deeply satisfying for any acoustic guitarist who wants to move beyond simple chords and easy strums. Beginning and intermediate players will quickly gain an understanding of guitar basics through the process of building compelling arrangements of well-known, much-loved traditional songs. In an instructional tour de force, Happy details each step, starting with a simple version of each song and then slowly adding chord substitutions, bass lines, harmonies, fill-in licks, fingerpicking patterns and other techniques that eventually create a fully-formed performance piece. By the time you have completed these two DVDs, you'll have gained a better command of the fretboard, increased your repertoire and improved your guitar technique. Features songs arranged in dropped D tuning: "The Cuckoo, with its haunting "mountain modal" minor key tonalities; the Caribbean-tinged American ballad "Delia's Gone"; and "The Water is Wide", one of most beautiful and widely sung love songs in the English language.
(110 min) Printable PDF Booklet.........................................Price - $24.95

Happy Traum - Basic Arranging Techniques - Vol 2 - DVD
The learning continues as Happy Traum takes you, step-by-step, through three more classic American songs, building each one from its simplest chord-and-strum accompaniment (a perfect jumping-off point for the beginning player) to a fully realized performance piece complete with melody notes, bass lines, chord substitutions, harmonies, picking techniques and improvisations. Drawing on his nearly 50 years of teaching experience, Happy systematically introduces elements to each song that will help give you a better command of the fretboard. At the same time you'll be adding wonderful material to your repertoire, building your right and left hand technique and improving your musical understanding. Features songs played in standard tuning and includes Stephen Foster's perennial favorite, "Hard Times Come Again No More"; the traditional hymn "Wayfaring Stranger"; and the southern Appalachian classic, "Come All You Fair and Tender Ladies".
(110 min) Printable PDF Booklet.........................................Price - $24.95

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Happy Traum - Bluegrass Guitar - Book and CD
Instruction and songs for lead and back-up bluegrass guitar. Graded from easy to advanced with over 30 songs and transcriptions of solos by Clarence White, Dan Crary, Charlie Waller, Peter Rowan and others. Songs include: "Mama Don't 'Low, New River Train, Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms, Bury Me Beneath The Willow, Going To Georgia, Handsome Molly, You're A Flower In the Wildwood, Old Rattler, Midnight On The Stormy Deep, Rosa Lee McFall, I Am A Pilgrim, Angel Band, Crying Holy, Standing In The Need Of Prayer, All The Good Times, My Grandfather's Clock, Under The Double Eagle, Rakes Of Mallow, Devil's Dream, Forked Deer, Soldier's Joy, John Henry, Orange Mountain Special, Barrel Of Fun, Stoney Creek, Sally Goodin, Arkansas Traveler, Dill Pickle Rag, Sittin' On Top Of The World, Handful Of Love".
Notation, tab and lyrics........................................................Price - $24.95

Happy Traum - Complete Fingerpicking Guitar Method - Book and 6 CDs
Getting Started in Blues, Country and Ragtime. Here's a set of easy-to-use lessons that will give you a solid background in the art of fingerpicking - the backbone of traditional guitar technique. You'll learn the basics of this style even if you've never played this way before. Happy Traum starts you off with easy pieces, systematically teaching you how to maintain a rock-steady bass while picking out melodies on the high strings. He gradually adds songs with more complexity until, by the end of these lessons, you are playing advanced fingerpicking instrumentals. Along the way, you'll learn important guitar skills such as dropped D tuning, moving chords up the neck, endings and turnarounds, improvisation and much more! Twenty classic songs are taught in detail: "Railroad Bill, I Am a Pilgrim, My Creole Belle, Spike Driver's Blues, Wilson Rag, John Henry, Roll on Buddy, Candy Man, Stackerlee, Fishing Blues, Sitting on Top of the World, Deep River Blues, Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out, You're Gonna Quit Me Baby, Mississippi Blues, Saturday Night Shuffle, Anji (Paul Simon), St. Louis Tickle, Dallas Rag, Make Me a Pallet on Your Floor".
Notation and tab...................................................................Price - $59.95

Happy Traum - Fingerpicking Styles For Guitar - Book
This celebratory collection gathers the very best in music, instruction and knowledge from two previous titles, Fingerpicking Styles for Guitar and Traditional & Contemporary Guitar Fingerpicking Styles to commemorate 40 years since their original publication. Happy Traum's landmark transcriptions represent the music and art of twenty-two musicians from the mountains of Virginia, the Piedmont of North Carolina, the coal-mining country of Kentucky, as well as places as far reaching as England, the Bahamas and Africa. Every song is presented with biographical information about the artist, plus any hints and tips that will help you achieve a more authentic performance! Songs include: "Bad Luck Blues" (Blind Lemon Jefferson), "Bully Of The Town, Candyman, Sugar Babe" (Mance Lipscomb), "Deep River Blues, Doc's Guitar, Sitting On Top Of The World" (Doc Watson), "Freight Train, Wilson Rag, Spanish Flang Dang" (Elizabeth Cotten), "Buckdancer's Choice" (Sam McGhee), "Angie" (Bert Jansch), "Nine Pound Hammer" (Merle Travis), "My Creole Belle, Spike Driver's Blues" (Mississippi John Hurt), "St. Louis Tickle" (Dave Van Ronk), "Boat's Up The River" (John Jackson), "Poor Boy Long Ways From Home, Take A Look At That Baby" (John Fahey), "Fishing Blues" (Marc Silber), "Living In The Country" (Pete Seeger), "Stackerlee" (Tom Paley), "Fishing Blues" (Mike Seeger), "Pretty Polly" (Estil Ball), "John Henry" (Etta Baker), "There Will Be A Happy Meeting" (Joseph Spence), "Dill Pickle Rag" (Eric Schoenberg), "Georgia Camp Meeting" (Stefan Grossman).
Notation and tab...................................................................Price - $24.95
 Doc Watson Plays "Doc's Guitar"

Happy Traum - Guitar Building Blocks: Instant Fingerpicking Success - Vol I - DVD
The fingerpicking style is one of the most popular and engaging ways of playing the guitar. It's especially good for song accompaniment, and has been favored by folk, blues and country pickers, especially singer /songwriters such as James Taylor and Paul Simon. This lesson demystifies the right hand technique by breaking it down into patterns that can be learned quickly and easily. Once these are mastered, you'll be able to apply them to some all-time favorite songs such as "Nine Hundred Miles, Red Apple Juice, Railroad  Bill, Pretty Peggy-O".
(60 min) Booklet included....................................................Price - $29.95

Happy Traum - Guitar Building Blocks: Creating Easy Song Arrangements - Vol 2 - DVD
The beauty of the guitar is not necessarily based on advanced and highly technical playing skills. Interesting and unusual arrangements can be created with very basic ideas, as long as you have an elementary understanding of the guitar. On this video lesson, Happy takes easy songs and shows you how to transform them into beautiful show pieces using interesting right-hand patterns, altered chords and chord substitutions, ornamentation, harmonic scales and other very basic but useful techniques. You'll be amazed at what you'll be able to do with the simplest folk songs!
(60 min) Booklet included....................................................Price - $29.95

Happy Traum - Guitar Building Blocks: Bass Runs & How To Use Them - Vol 3 - DVD
Add interest and vitality to your playing! Bass runs offer movement, harmony and a smooth transition as you change chords. They're especially useful in country, bluegrass and folk songs. By playing bass  runs you'll learn thenotes of the scale in several keys, and will develop good timing and single-note accuracy. Happy teaches a variety of bass "walks" from the most basic to more complex chromatic runs. Develop solid accompaniment to "Will The Circle Be Unbroken, Bury Me Beneath The Willow, I Am A Pilgrim, Walk Right In".
(60 min) Booklet included....................................................Price - $29.95

Happy Traum - Guitar Building Blocks: Barre Chords & How To Use Them - Vol 4 - DVD
Barre chords are a vitally important part of your ability to move beyond the third fret, play solid rhythm in all keys and get a wide variety of sounds through chord inversions. This tape teaches these powerful chord shapes, and gives you tips on how to play them cleanly and easily. You'll learn basic chord theory, how to transpose from one key to another and how to play a number of useful chord progressions and songs, including "Abilene" and "Stagolee".
(60 min) Booklet included....................................................Price - $29.95

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Happy Traum - A Fingerstyle Christmas - DVD
Happy Traum has arranged 7 traditional Christmas carols so that even an early-intermediate guitarist can learn easily. Each solo provides important insights into the guitar including fingerstyle techniques, harmony lines, moving basses, alternate chord shapes, variations on a theme and more. Songs include: "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, What Child Is This (Greensleeves), Pretty Little Baby, Silent Night, Twas On a Night Like This (Italian Christmas carol) and Jingle Bells.
(60 min) Booklet included....................................................Price - $29.95

Happy Traum - Fingerstyle Arrangements For 6 Blues, Country & Folk Songs - DVD
Here are six songs presented as instrumental arrangements taken from Happy's 4 Star CD "Just For The Love Of It"  (as rated by Rolling Stone), that will challenge and delight fingerstyle guitarists looking for new techniques and fresh repertoire! Happy teaches traditional blues, a timeless cowboy song, an instrumental version of a great country/pop classic and more! Songs include: "Careless Love Blues • In the Evening When the Sun Goes Down • I Ain't Got No Home • Things Are Coming My Way • Spanish Is the Loving Tongue • and Tennessee Walt".
(120 min) Printable PDF Booklet.........................................Price - $29.95

Happy Traum - Hymns, Spirituals & Sacred Songs - Vol 1 - DVD
Learn to play beautiful songs of faith taken from the folk, gospel and blues traditions. The pieces start at an easy level but gradually advance in difficulty, so that by the end of the lesson even a relative novice will be able to play some fairly challenging material. Each song is first taught using basic chords and an easy strumming or plucking style. Happy then shows you how to add bass runs, chord substitutions, harmony lines, fingerpicking techniques and other guitar essentials that will enrich and beautify your accompaniments. Finally you'll learn how to play a full-fledged instrumental fingerstyle arrangement of each tune. The lesson includes the following two well-known spirituals, "Amazing Grace" and "My Lord What a Morning" the old-time hymn "Let Us Break Bread Together", the bluegrass classic "Angel Band", and Happy's fingerpicking arrangement of the Bob Dylan hit "I Shall Be Released" (which he recorded with Dylan).
(80 min) Booklet included....................................................Price - $29.95

Happy Traum - Hymns, Spirituals & Sacred Songs - Vol 2 - DVD
This guitar lesson features some great songs taken from the gospel/blues tradition. The arrangements utilize steady-bass fingerpicking, blues licks, bass runs, turnarounds and complete solos within a repertoire of 'sanctified' songs. "Paul and Silas (All Night Long)" is a spiritual in E with rich chord changes and a bluesy beat. "12 Gates to the City" played in A, is a study in variations improvised from the main theme. The well-known gospel song "Just a Closer Walk With Thee" in the key of C, teaches how to play the melody both in the bass notes and up on the high frets. Finally the elegant shape-note hymn "Bright Morning Stars" provides a complete fingerstyle arrangement in dropped D Tuning. The superb guitar instruction will be widely applicable to any acoustic-based songs and will move you into more advanced styles and techniques.
(70 min) Booklet included....................................................Price - $29.95

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Happy Traum - Gospel Guitar - 10 Easy Songs Of Spirit & Faith - Book and CD
Here are ten carefully chosen traditional spirituals, hymns and bluegrass gospel songs that any beginner or early-intermediate player will enjoy learning. These beautiful songs have been specifically arranged to help you expand your repertoire of folk/gospel material while developing knowledge, technique and skill on your guitar. The songs have been designed so that you'll gain experience with basic bluegrass flatpicking, folk strumming and blues fingerpicking styles. Songs include: "Sowin' on the Mountain, Let Us Break Bread Together, Angel Band, Farther Along, All Night Long, Kumbaya, My Lord What a Morning, Walking in Jerusalem Just Like John, Just a Closer Walk With Thee, One for Paul One for Silas".
Notation and tab...................................................................Price - $19.95

Happy Traum - 12 String Guitar Techniques - DVD
Play the powerful basses, dynamic rhythms and rich, resonant chords that are only possible on the 12-string guitar! This video lesson by veteran guitarist Happy Traum teaches songs, styles and techniques that will open up vast possibilities on this exciting instrument. The 12 string's six sets of doubled strings provide a depth of sound, richness of tone and rhythmic possibilities that are unique in the guitar family. This user-friendly, easy-to-follow video is just what you need to get into the traditional styles of Lead Belly, Pete Seeger and other 12-string innovators. From the secrets of proper stringing and tuning to a whole range of fingerpicking ideas, your 12-string playing is guaranteed to jump to a whole new level. You'll soon be playing classic blues, rags, folk songs and instrumentals. Songs include: "Alabama Bound, Good Morning Blues, In the Pines, House of the Rising Sun, Never Said a Mumblin' Word, Times Are Getting Hard, Delia's Gone, Bright Morning Stars".
(90 min) Booklet included....................................................Price - $29.95

Happy Traum - The Blues Bag - 2 DVD Set
Learn to play eleven tried and true favorites that are a must for every acoustic blues player's repertoire! Happy's clear, detailed instruction will move your guitar style forward by leaps and bounds while helping you gain insights into the styles and techniques of many of the great traditional players. You'll learn how to add important elements to your arrangements: walking basses, turnarounds and endings, bass melody lines, up-the-neck note and chord positions and a variety of improvisational techniques for creating and playing instrumental solos. Songs include: "C.C. Rider, Boogie-Woogie Blues, Step It Up and Go, Move to Kansas City, New Stranger Blues, Careless Love, You're Gonna Quit Me Baby, Bad Luck Blues, Diddy Wah Diddy, Wandering, In The Evening When the Sun Goes Down".
(120 min) Booklet included..................................................Price - $39.95

Happy Traum - Easy Steps To Acoustic Blues Guitar - Vol 1 - DVD This basic course in fingerstyle blues guitar breaks it all down into easily digested topics for novice players. You'll start by learning the basic blues forms and getting them securely under your belt. Then, Happy provides a number of "easy steps" that will build up your guitar technique, increase your understanding of the style and help you develop the ability to start playing great blues songs. Some of these steps include learning basic blues chords, syncopated strumming patterns, 12-bar and 8-bar blues progressions, bass runs and more than a dozen variations for the all important blues turnarounds, intros and endings. As You work your way through this lesson, Happy imparts numerous tips, suggestions and invaluable information about music theory and musicianship that will affect all of your guitar work. As you conquer each of these basic steps, your playing will get stronger and more confident and you'll be well on your way to becoming an accomplished blues guitarist.
(60 min) Booklet included....................................................Price - $29.95

Happy Traum - Easy Steps To Acoustic Blues Guitar - Vol 2 - DVD
The key to all country blues playing, and the heart of this style is in your ability to play a rhythmic bass pulse with your thumb while your fingers pick out syncopated notes on the high strings. Happy Traum's "easy steps" learning concept divides this all-important style into modules that you can digest one element at a time. Through the use of carefully thought-out exercises, he methodically takes this style apart so that any aspiring player can pick it up. You'll learn how to "break up the chords" (the way Happy learned personally from Brownie McGhee) as well as the funky "Lightnin' Hopkins lick", shuffle and boogie-woogie bass lines, blues scales, playing solos up the neck, variations on blues chord progressions and arrangements of "Rock Me Baby, Baby Please Don't Go, Trouble In Mind" and other blues classics. This is an almost foolproof method for building solid guitar technique while learning to play licks, accompaniments, songs and solos in the blues style.
(90 min) Booklet included....................................................Price - $29.95

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Happy Traum - Easy Steps To Blues Guitar Jamming - Vol 1 - DVD
Jamming is an essential part of playing the blues. There is nothing more fun and exciting for a guitar player than having the skills to improvise in a jam session. The trick is to have your fundamentals down so you can be comfortable when you play with others. Happy and Artie Traum have designed this DVD lesson so that even a novice will be able to play along - but it's filled with a huge amount of material for players at all levels: detailed instruction, good songs, invaluable advice plus the techniques you'll need to trade riffs, use chord inversions, move around the fingerboard and improvise creative solos. Happy and Artie give you plenty of opportunity to jam along with them by providing rhythmic backup for each song and technique they teach. You'll learn six blues standards in the keys of E and A along with the tools to allow you to become a better blues player. Songs include: "New Stranger Blues, Key to the Highway, How Long Blues, Trouble in Mind, 2:19 Blues, Move to Kansas City".
(105 min) Booklet included..................................................Price - $29.95

Happy Traum - Easy Steps To Blues Guitar Jamming - Vol 2 - DVD
Like their previous DVD, this lesson is filled with good songs, sage advice, important tips and fascinating insights into blues guitar techniques. Each key on the guitar lends itself to distinct licks, chord positions,turnarounds and bass patterns. Happy and Artie make learning fun as they move to blues in C, D and G. Novices as well as more accomplished players will get a solid feel for jamming in these keys while developing fresh insights, new skills and a better understanding of the guitar fretboard. You'll learn to play "Country Boy Blues, Take It Slow and Easy, Keep on Truckin' Mama, Relax Your Mind, The Blues Ain't Nothin, Move to Kansas City, Step It Up and Go" while trying out your chords and lead solos against the instructors' solid rhythmic backup. This easy-going and accessible lesson is sure to put you on a solid path to proficiency!
(75 min) Booklet included....................................................Price - $29.95

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Happy Traum - You Can Play Guitar - 2 DVDs
A complete course for the beginner with basic chords, music and tab enclosed that teaches you to make music on the guitar even if you have never strummed a note! Happy Traum makes it easy with his unique step-by-step method - honed by forty years of teaching experience. He provides you with the skills you need to play and sing literally hundreds of songs in a wide variety of styles. Each of the 3 lessons on these DVDs explores a different aspect of the instrument: Lesson 1: teaches you all the chord fingerings and progressions you'll need to play songs in the most important guitar keys. Lesson 2: helps you add excitement to your song arrangements with a wide variety of rhythms, picking patterns and strumming techniques. Lesson 3: simplifies the guiding principles of guitar theory to explain how the strings, frets and notes all work together to help you make music. By the time you've reached the end of this course you'll have acquired a solid musical foundation on the guitar and the skills to go on to any style you like: classical, blues, folk, jazz or rock!
(200 min) Booklet included..................................................Price  $49.95

Jazz Guitar Chords & Arpeggio Patterns - Stacy McKee - This unique book includes 300 jazz guitar chord formations and matching single note arpeggio patterns in a quick reference format that no one has ever done before! Cross indexing makes this manual extremely easy to use and regardless of what style of music you play, we know you will find this to be a valuable, "must have" addition to your library.  Stacy McKee was the featured guitarist with "Les Brown and The Band Of Renown" and for a limited time only, we will include an exclusive copy of his book FREE with your first order!
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