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					              FOLK
 2   BANJO
 5   FIDDLE
 7   FOLK HARP
 9   HARMONICA
13   MANDOLIN
15   UKULELE
17   DULCIMER
17   PENNYWHISTLE
17   STEEL GUITAR
18   HOMESPUN LISTEN & LEARN SERIES
21   HOMESPUN AUDIO PACKS




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                                                                                          BANJO
                                          HAL LEONARD BANJO METHOD                                                                                                   EARL SCRUGGS INCLUDES
                                                                                                                                                                     AND THE             TAB
    Authored by Mac Robertson, Robbie Clement and Will Schmid, this innovative method teaches 5-string,                                                              5-STRING
    bluegrass style banjo. The method consists of two instruction books, two cross-referenced supplement                                                             BANJO
    books, and supplementary resources that offer the beginner a carefully-paced and interest-keeping                                                                REVISED AND ENHANCED
    approach to the bluegrass style.                                                                                                                                 EDITION
                                                                                                                                                                  The best-selling banjo method
                                                                                                                                                                  in the world! Earl Scruggs’s
                                   METHOD                    INCLUDES                               BANJO CHORD
                                   BOOK 1
                                                             TAB                                    FINDER
                                                                                                                                                                  legendary method has helped
                                                                                                                                                                  thousands of banjo players get
                                   Covers easy chord strums                                         EASY-TO-USE GUIDE TO OVER          their start. The “Revised and Enhanced Edition” features
                                   for the beginner; learning                                       2,800 BANJO CHORDS                 more songs, updated lessons, and many other
                                   tablature; right-hand rolls                                      The Banjo Chord Finder is          improvements. It includes everything you need to know
                                   characteristic of bluegrass;                                     an extensive reference guide       to start playing banjo, including: a history of the 5-string
                                   techniques such as hammer-                                       to over 2,800 banjo chords,        banjo, getting acquainted with the banjo, Scruggs tuners,
                                   ons, slides and pull-offs.                                       covering four of the most          how to read music, chords, how to read tablature, the
                                                                                                    commonly used tunings.             anatomy of Scruggs-style picking, tuning the banjo,
                                                                                                    Thirty different chord quali-      exercises in picking, more than 40 songs, how to build
     ____00699500 Book.....................................$6.95          ties are covered for each key, and each chord quality is     a banjo, making Scruggs tuners, biographical notes, and
     ____00695101 Book/CD Pack ....................$16.95                 presented in two different voicings. Also includes a les-    much more! The book/CD version includes a CD with
    METHOD BOOK 2                                            INCLUDES     son on chord construction and a fingerboard chart of         Earl Scruggs playing and explaining over 60 examples!
    Includes more solos and standard licks
                                                             TAB          the banjo neck!                                               ______00695764 Book Only ...........................$19.95
                                                                           ______00695741 9" x 12" Edition..................$5.95       ______00695765 Book/CD Pack.....................$34.95
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                                                                           ______00695742 6" x 9" Edition....................$4.95
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                                                                                                    BANJO SCALE                        arr. Vince Sadovsky
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                                   A unique bluegrass/country                                       EASY-TO-USE GUIDE TO OVER
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                                                                                                                                                                                         TAB
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                                                                          banjo neck.                                                                             40 works from the Renaissance
                                   MORE EASY                               ______00695780 9" X 12" Edition .................$5.95
                                   BANJO SOLOS                                                                                                                    and Elizabethan period pre-
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                                                                                                                                       linear manner. Includes an informative introduction about
                                   ment to the Hal Leonard
                                                                                                                                       the origins of the music and playing style.
                                   Banjo Method Book 2. 16
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                                   songs, including: Abilene •
                                   I’m So Lonesome I Could
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                                                                                                                                                                     BANJO               TAB
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     ____00699516 ...............................................$6.95                                                                                               FRAILING TO MELODIC
                                                                                                                                                                     STYLE
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                                                                                                                                       More than 40 great tunes, including old-time banjo
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                                                                                                                                                                                      BANJO
                              CLAWHAMMER INCLUDES                                                   5-STRING                   INCLUDES                                   BÉLA FLECK’S INCLUDES
                              STYLE BANJO TAB                                                       BANJO
                                                                                                                               TAB                                        THE BLUEGRASS TAB
                              A COMPLETE GUIDE FOR                                                  CHORD CHART                                                           SESSIONS
                              BEGINNING AND ADVANCED                                           by Ron Middlebrook                                                         TALES FROM THE ACOUSTIC
                              BANJO PLAYERS                                                    Centerstream Publications                                                  PLANET, VOLUME 2
                            by Ken Perlman                                                     The only chart showing the                                           Homespun
                            Centerstream Publications                                          open and moveable chord                                              This book presents the official
                            From Ken Perlman, here is a                                        positions. Explains the two                                          banjo transcriptions to the
                            brilliant teaching guide that is                                   main playing styles: bluegrass                                       songs on Béla’s sensational CD.
                            destined to become the hand-                                       and clawhammer, and in-                                              Learning to play these amazing
book on how to play the banjo. The style is easy to learn                                      cludes a fingerboard chart.                  solos will bring anyone’s banjo skills to a whole new
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and slides. For the advanced player, there is instruction on                                       BANJO NATURAL                            to Earl • Home Sweet Home • Valley of the Rogue •
more complicated picking, double thumbing, quick slides,                                           STYLE                                    Plunky’s Lament • Maura on a Bicycle • Stout and
fretted pull-offs, harmonics, improvisation, and more. The                                         NO PRESERVATIVES                         Molasses • Way Back When • Dark Circles • Old Jellico
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                              DILLARD SONGBOOK
                                                                                               songbook for 5-string banjo                                                FRETBOARD
                              OF 5 STRING BANJO                                                pickers features 10 easy, 10
                              TABLATURES                                                                                                                                  ROADMAPS –
                                                                      intermediate and 10 difficult arrangements of the most
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tunes, from the Andy Griffith Show, his many great years of                                                                                                         fretboard in any key! You’ll
                                                                                                Bela Fleck is the hottest banjo
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                                                                                                player on the scene today. His
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                                                                                                innovative blending of
Features more than 20 tunes in G tuning, C tuning amd G                                                                                     blues scales, melodic scales, and first-position major
                                                                                                bluegrass, jazz and classical
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                                                                                                styles creates a unique style
Hickory Hollow • Jamboree • John Henry • Old Joe Clark •                                                                                    diagrams and instructions for beginning, intermediate,
                                                                                                that’s all his own. This
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                                                                                                songbook features 25 combo
 ______00000286 .............................................$19.95                                                                         demonstrations of the exercises.
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                              BLUEGRASS    TAB                                                                                                                             GOSPEL BANJO
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                              BANJO                                                                                                                                 arranged by
                              METHOD                                                               BÉLA FLECK –                INCLUDES                             Dennis Caplinger
                            by Fred Sokolow                                                                                    TAB                                  Centerstream Publishing
                                                                                                   BANJO
                            With this comprehensive                                                PICKING                                                          Features 15 spiritual favorites,
                            method, you get 25 songs in                                                                                                             each arranged in two different
                                                                                                   STYLES                                                           keys for banjo. Includes:
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                            detailed info from banjo                                            Homespun                                                            By and By • Old Time Religion
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backup licks; playing in any key; picking melody; special             as well as his original “new grass” solo banjo pieces. He             IT’S A BANJO CHRISTMAS                                   INCLUDES
                                                                      starts with bluegrass basics and then moves into single-              Centerstream Publications
                                                                                                                                                                                                     TAB
effects; different tunings; music theory; and many more.
 ______00695736 Book/CD Pack.....................$17.95               string techniques, moving bass lines, counter melodies,               ______00000008 ...............................................$7.95
                                                                      chromatics and scales in a variety of keys and tunings.
                                                                      Twenty tunes are taught, including: East Virginia Blues •
                                                                      Snakes Alive • Reach • Christina’s Jig • The Plain Brown
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         BANJO
                                  STEVE        INCLUDES                                                 O BROTHER, WHERE                                                      TUNE-UPS
                                  KAUFMAN’S
                                               TAB                                                      ART THOU?                                                             FOR BANJO
                                  FOUR-HOUR                                                        This stellar collection contains                                       Now available with CD! This
                                  BLUEGRASS                                                        banjo tab arrangements of 12                                           individual booklet/audio pack
                                  BANJO WORKOUT                                                    bluegrass/folk songs from this                                         allows beginners as well as
                                with Bennie Boling                                                 Grammy-winning Album of the                                            veteran players to tune their
                                Homespun Tapes                                                     Year. Includes: Angel Band •                                           instruments quickly, easily,
                                                                                                   The Big Rock Candy Mountain                                            and accurately. The audio
                                Here is a foolproof system for
                                                                                                   • Didn’t Leave Nobody but the                                          explains the tuning process in
                                banjo pickers that will help build
                                                                                                   Baby • Down to the River to                                            easy-to-understand terms,
    stamina, power and confidence. Steve Kaufman and Bennie
                                                                          Pray • I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow • I Am Weary (Let                then provides a step-by-step method for tuning each
    Boling play through 49 classic bluegrass tunes – slowly, then
                                                                          Me Rest) • I’ll Fly Away • In the Highways (I’ll Be                   string. The audio also includes two original songs that
    up to speed – so players at all levels can play along.
                                                                          Somewhere Working for My Lord) • In the Jailhouse                     allow the beginning player to play the melody using only
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                                                                          Now • Keep on the Sunny Side • You Are My Sunshine,                   the open strings. The booklet includes written tuning
                                  STEVE                                   plus lyrics and a banjo notation legend.                              instructions that correspond to the CD. A fantastic add-
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                                  BLUEGRASS                                                             TENOR BANJO CHORDS
                                  WORKOUT                                                               Centerstream Publications               THE ULTIMATE
                              with Bennie Boling (banjo)                                                176 chord diagrams in low to            BANJO SONGBOOK
                              Homespun                                                                  middle positions. Easy-to-read          26 FAVORITES ARRANGED FOR 5-STRING BANJO
                              Here’s a great way to improve                                             diagrams.                               A great collection of banjo classics, including: Alabama
                              your picking, build up speed                                                                                      Jubilee • Bye Bye Love • Duelin’ Banjos • The
                              and stamina, and get those                                                                                        Entertainer • Foggy Mountain Breakdown • Great Balls
    licks and solos working – no matter what instrument you                                                                                     of Fire • Lady of Spain • Rawhide • (Ghost) Riders in
    play! On the four CDs, you have a dedicated bluegrass                                                                                       the Sky (A Cowboy Legend) • Rocky Top • San Antonio
    band on the right speaker to give you solid back-up to 49                                                                                   Rose • Tennessee Waltz • UFO-TOFU • You Are My
    great tunes, both slowed-down and up-to-speed. The lead               ______00000041 ...............................................$2.00   Sunshine • and more.
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                                 MINSTREL BANJO –                                                       TONY TRISCHKA TAB                                     BANJO REFERENCE
                                 BRIGGS’ BANJO INCLUDES                                                 COLLECTION                              HOW TO SET UP THE BEST
                                 INSTRUCTOR    TAB                                                      59 AUTHENTIC TRANSCRIPTIONS             SOUNDING BANJO
                               by Joseph Weidlich                                                       FROM A BANJO MASTER                     by Roger H. Siminoff
                               Centerstream Publications                                           This fantastic collection                    ______00330367 .............................................$16.95
                               The Banjo Instructor by Tom                                         contains 59 authentic tran-
                               Briggs, published in 1855, was                                      scriptions by Tony Trischka,                 RING THE BANJAR!
                               the first complete method for                                       one of the world’s best banjo                THE BANJO IN AMERICA FROM FOLKLORE TO FACTORY
                               banjo. It contained “many                                           pickers and instructors.
                                                                                                                                                by Robert Lloyd Webb
                               choice plantation melodies,” “a            Includes the songs: Blown Down Wall • China Grove •
                                                                          Crossville Breakdown • Heartlands • Hill Country •                    Centerstream Publishing
    rare collection of quaint old dances,” and the “elementary
    principles of music.” This edition is a reprinting of the             Kentucky Bullfight • A Robot Plane Flies over Arkansas                ______00000087 .............................................$24.95
    original Briggs’ Banjo Instructor, made up to date with               • more. Features an introduction by renowned artist and               CONSTRUCTING A 5-STRING BANJO
    modern explanations, tablature, and performance notes. It             former Trischka student Béla Fleck, plus Tony’s
    teaches how to hold the banjo, movements, chords, slurs               comments on each song. Transcriptions are in TAB only.
                                                                                                                                                A COMPLETE TECHNICAL GUIDE
    and more, and includes 68 banjo solo songs that Briggs                ______00699063 .............................................$19.95    by Roger H. Siminoff
    presumably learned directly from slaves.                                                                                                    ______00183154 .............................................$16.95
     ______00000221 .............................................$12.95                                 TONY TRISCHKA
                                  MORE MINSTREL                                                         TEACHES 20
                                  BANJO                                                                 EASY BANJO SOLOS
                                  FRANK CONVERSE’S                                                    Homespun
                                  BANJO INSTRUCTOR                                                    Listen & Learn Series
                                  PERFORMANCE NOTES                                                   Strengthen your skills while
                                  AND TRANSCRIPTIONS
                                                                                                      building a repertoire of great
                                  BY JOSEPH WEIDLICH
                                                                                                      bluegrass banjo pieces! Tony
                                                                                                      Trischka has personally chosen
                              Centerstream Publishing
                                                                                                      twenty traditional banjo solos
                              This is the second book in a 3-             that will teach you new ideas and add to your arsenal of
                              part series of intabulations of             licks and techniques. On the CD, Tony performs each tune
    music for the minstrel (Civil War-era) banjo. This                    slowly, then up to speed, providing invaluable tips and
    particular book of banjo music comes from Frank                       explanations as he goes. By the time you have mastered all
    Converse’s Banjo Instructor, Without a Master from                    of these solos, you'll have acquired the basic skills
    1865. It includes a choice collection of banjo solos, jigs,
    songs, reels, walk arounds, etc., progressively arranged
                                                                          necessary to play in the styles of Earl Scruggs, Don Reno,                        Order Today!
                                                                          Sonny Osborne, and other bluegrass greats.
    and plainly explained, enabling the learner to become a
    proficient banjoist without the aid of a teacher.
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                                                                                       FIDDLE
                              ADVANCED COUNTRY                                                      THE CAJUN                                                             FIDDLING
                              FIDDLE                                                                FIDDLE TUNE                                                           THRU THE YEARS
                         by Marilyn Bos                                                             BOOK                                                               by Bryon Berline
                         Centerstream Publications                                              compiled and arranged by                                               Centerstream Publications
                         Written by Marilyn Bos, Asso-                                          Deborah Greenblatt                                                     A fascinating journey through
                         ciate Professor of Violin at                                           Centerstream Publications                                              Byron Berline’s award-winning
                         Mankato State University in                                            This collection of more than                                           fiddling       career,       this
                         Minnesota, this book is a follow-                                      30 Cajun tunes is intended as a                                        Centerstream book/CD pack
                         up to her earlier publication,                                         stepping stone for those who                                           takes you from his early years
                         Country Fiddle. It contains 36                                         are new to the Cajun tradition.                                        through the present. Berline
advanced lessons on how to play the country fiddle.                   Because it’s difficult to adequately capture the spicy,                covers basic beginning fiddle tunes, contest playing,
______00000122 ...............................................$8.95   unique flavor of Cajun music in standard music notation,               bluegrass and other styles, thoughts of other fiddlers and
                                                                      the specific notes and bowings in this book are but                    musicians, and much more. The accompanying CD
                              DAROL ANGER –                           suggestions; the spirit in the music is quite infectious,              features songs demonstrated by Byron himself.
                              FIDDLE TUNES                            and quickly you will find your toes tappin’, your fingers               ______00000315 Book/CD Pack.....................$19.95
                              Internationally-known violinist         flyin’, and your bow dancing! Includes a list of sources
                              Darol Anger presents 7                  for Cajun recordings, a discography, and a bio of                                                    THE KILTED FIDDLER
                              original tunes for intermediate         arranger Deborah Greenblatt. Now with CD!                                                        by Alan Lerwick
                              to advanced fiddlers, with               ______00000273 Book/CD Pack.....................$17.95                                          Centerstream Publishing
                              chord charts, variations,
                                                                                                                                                                       A collection of 167 Scottish
                              transcribed solos, and                                                 COUNTRY FIDDLE
                                                                                                                                                                       fiddle tunes compiled and
                              commentary.                                                       Centerstream Publications                                              arranged by Alan Lerwick,
                                                                                                By Marilyn Bos, Associate                                              including: Reels and Scotch
______00695032 ...............................................$9.95                             Professor of Violin at Mankato                                         Measures, Strathspeys, Jigs,
                              BLUEGRASS &                                                       State University in Minnesota,                                         Hornpipes, Waltzes, Descrip-
                              COUNTRY FIDDLE                                                    this well thought-out book is                                          tive Tunes, Marches, Slow Airs
                                                                                                divided into 17 lessons for the              and Laments, and more. Includes historical notes,
                         taught by Kenny Kosek
                                                                                                intermediate player. It contains             playing tips, and photos.
                         Homespun                                                               fiddle tunes from simple
                         Beginners will be playing                                                                                           ______00000194 .............................................$19.95
                                                                                                to advanced, exercises to
                         double-stops, harmonies, riffs               help the player develop the strong supple left-hand and
                         and exciting solos right from                                                                                                                     LEARN TO
                                                                      flexible balanced bow-arm, and guitar chart and chords
                         the first lesson. More than 35               for each tune.
                                                                                                                                                                           PLAY REAL
                         great fiddle tunes are taught!                ______00000003 ...............................................$8.95                                 CAJUN FIDDLE
                         This complete course includes                                                                                                                  taught by
bluegrass, old-timey, blues and Cajun styles. Songs                                                 FIDDLE                                                              Michael Doucet
include: Waterbound • Old Joe Clark • Tom Dooley •                                                  JAM                                                                 Homespun
Hop High Ladies • Leather Britches • Soldier’s Joy •                                                A WAY-COOL EASY WAY TO                                              The great fiddler from Beau-
Arkansas Traveler • Billy in the Low Ground • Florida                                               LEARN HOW TO IMPROVISE                                              soleil teaches how to get the
Blues • and more.                                                                                 by Geoffrey Fitzhugh Perry                                            true Cajun sound! Along with
 ______00641577 Book/6-CD Pack..................$59.95                                            for Violin, Viola & Cello                                             invaluable tips on technique,
                                                                                                  Take a walk on the wild side               more than 20 great tunes are taught, including: Jolie
                               BLUEGRASS FIDDLING                                                 with your violin or fiddle (or             Blonde • J’ai Passe • Diggy Diggy Lo • Love Bridge Waltz
                               FIDDLERS & STYLES                                                  viola or cello)! This book/CD              • Acadian Blues. Also included are back-up fiddle and
                               by Gene Lowinger                                                   pack is designed to introduce              guitar tracks for practice. A must for fiddlers interested
                               A complete guide to playing            players ranging from first year students to clasically                 in traditional American styles!
                               fiddle divided by artist. Fea-         trained professionals to modern “improv-based” jazz,                    ______00641217 Six CDs ...............................$59.95
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                               Scruggs, Bill Monroe, Reno             jam along and you can’t go wrong” approach teaches                                                  LEARNING
                               and Smiley, and others.                two-string symmetrical fingering blocks called “EZ-                                                 THE IRISH FIDDLE
                                                                      Zones” to encourage new improvisers into a more                                                  taught by Kevin Burke
                                                                      creative state earlier in their musical development.                                             Homespun
______50334140 .............................................$11.50     ______00695716 Book/CD Pack.....................$17.95                                          Kevin Burke breaks down the
                                                                                                                                                                       essential elements of Irish
                                                                                                     FIDDLESCAPES                                                      fiddle playing slowly and care-
                                                                                                 Centerstream Publications                                             fully so that even a near-begin-
                                                                                                 by Deborah Greenblatt                                                 ner can play the tunes. Fiddlers
                                                                                                 By Deborah Greenblatt, the past                                       will build a basic repertoire of
                                                                                                 Nebraska State and Mid-                     15 tunes, including reels, jigs, hornpipes and airs, while
                                                                                                 America fiddle champion, this               learning the sliders, grace notes and other ornaments
                                                                                                 book contains many tunes                    that make this music unique.
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        FIDDLE
                             ROCKIN’                                                          TEXAS AND                                                        TWENTY
                             OUT WITH                                                         SWING                                                            IRISH FIDDLE
                             BLUES FIDDLE                                                     FIDDLE                                                           TUNES
                              by Julie Lyonn Lieberman                                     taught by                                                          taught by Kevin Burke
                              Huiksi Music                                                 Matt Glaser                                                        Homespun
                              The blues is an incredibly                                   Homespun                                                           Kevin Burke, one of the true
                              powerful form of music that                                  Starting with old-time Texas                                       masters of the Irish fiddle,
                              creates an environment within                                fiddling, you’ll progress through                                  teaches these 20 tunes taken
                              which you, the soloist, can                                  modern Texas, Western swing                                        from his vast repertoire of Irish
                              improvise easily and expres-      and jazz soloing. Matt carefully breaks down all the tunes            traditional music. He plays each one slowly for novice
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                                                                              FOLK HARP
                              TEACH                                                                  52 SCOTTISH                             CELTIC CHRISTMAS FOR FOLK HARP
                              YOURSELF TO                                                            SONGS FOR                               by Kim Robertson
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                          by Sylvia Woods                                                       Includes two arrangements                                                  CHANUKAH MUSIC
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                          exclusively for the folk harp                                         one for advanced harp play-                                           by Sylvia Woods
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                          to play the instrument, step by                                       songs, such as: Annie Laurie •                                        14 Chanukah songs designed
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includes instructions, exercises and folk and classical               Bells of Scotland • Loch Lomond • My Heart’s in the                                             levels of proficiency by
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         FOLK HARP
                                  HARP EXERCISES FOR                                                    JESU, JOY OF                                                         MY HEART WILL GO ON
                                  AGILITY AND SPEED                                                     MAN’S DESIRING                                                       LOVE THEME FROM ‘TITANIC’
                                  FOR NON-PEDAL AND                                                     by Johann Sebastian Bach                                             arranged by Sylvia Woods
                                  PEDAL HARP                                                            Arranged for harp solo, harp                                         Easy and intermediate-level
                                by Deborah Friou                                                        duet, and harp, flute and voice                                      arrangements of this popular
                                This book was designed to                                               by Sylvia Woods.                                                     love song by James Horner and
                                help harp players develop and                                                                                                                Will Jennings.
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                                                                                                                                                                          A delightful collection of more
                               BRANDISWHIERE                                                        46 songs arranged for all harps
                                                                                                                                                                          than 20 popular dances and
                        by Sylvia Woods                                                             complete with introduction,
                                                                                                                                                                          airs of the Renaissance
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                                                             HARMONICA
                                     THE HAL LEONARD
                             HARMONICA METHOD AND SONGBOOKS




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                                                                                                                                                                      HARMONICA
                               THE PERFECT                                                            THE SOURCEBOOK                         CHRISTMAS TREASURES
                               HARMONICA                                                              OF SONNY TERRY                         by David McKelvy
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                                                                         MANDOLIN
                            THE                     INCLUDES                                  BLUEGRASS      INCLUDES                                            FRETBOARD
                            HAL LEONARD             TAB                                       MANDOLIN       TAB                                                 ROADMAPS
                            MANDOLIN                                                          SOLOS                                                              MANDOLIN
                            METHOD                                                            THAT EVERY                                                         THE ESSENTIAL PATTERNS ALL
                         Noted mandolinist and teach-                                         PARKING LOT PICKER                                                 GREAT MANDOLIN PLAYERS
                         er Rich Del Grosso has auth-                                         SHOULD KNOW                                                        KNOW AND USE
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                         method that features play-                                        Homespun                                                              Bob Applebaum
                         along audio duets – both on                                       Steve Kaufman’s amazing teach-                                        The CD includes 48 demonstra-
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book, great playable tunes in several styles (bluegrass,        now available on CD! His “Parking Lot Pickers” series,                will teach players how to: Play all over the fretboard, in any
country, folk, blues) in standard music notation                which has proved so popular with guitarists through the               key; Increase their chord, scale and lick vocabulary; Learn
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______00699296 Book.....................................$6.95   four-tiered system: (1.) Beginners will learn to pick the             scales, first-position major scales and double stops; and
______00695102 Book/CD Pack ....................$14.95          melody to become familiar with the tune in its most                   more! Includes easy-to-follow diagrams and instructions
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                            MANDOLIN     INCLUDES               used in these or other tunes. (3.) More experienced
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                          Nashville mandolin ace Butch
                                                                                              MANDOLIN                                                            David Grisman helps man-
Baldassari has chosen a variety of intermediate to
advanced level tunes for the learning player. These                                           REPERTOIRE AND                                                      dolinists develop their playing in
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 ______00641612 Two CDs ..............................$29.95                              One of the most versatile and               has inspired a whole new genre of acoustic music. Grisman
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                           BLUEGRASS                INCLUDES                              today teaches eight great                   pointers on all aspects of the mandolin, including detailed
                           MANDOLIN                 TAB         repertoire tunes that will help develop mandolin style                instruction on soloing, modal chord changes, position
                                                                and technique. This lesson covers traditional bluegrass               shifts, harmonic arpeggios and scales, transposing and
                         taught by                              tunes as well as jazz-flavored “newgrass” originals,
                         Sam Bush                                                                                                     much more. Includes detailed breakdowns of twenty of
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                                                                                                                                                                 MANDOLIN                 TAB
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                                                                                              BLUEGRASS MANDOLIN                                             Homespun
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one-hour CD features complete bluegrass instrumentals,                                                                                                       Advanced blues playing, chord
                                                                                           This beautifully detailed manu-                                   substitutions, scales and
including: Old Joe Clark • B’ile Them Cabbage Down •
                                                                                           al gives clear, step-by-step                                      modes, and other techniques
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 ______00641574 Six CDs................................$59.95
                                                                                           mandolin through the use of                                       covers the styles of Bill
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          MANDOLIN
                                   MANDOLIN                                                             THE BILL MONROE –                                                    POCKET DICTIONARY
                                   CHORD FINDER                                                         16 GEMS FOR MAN-                                                     OF MANDOLIN CHORDS
                                   EASY-TO-USE GUIDE TO OVER                                            DOLIN                                                                by Charles Allen
                                   1,000 MANDOLIN CHORDS                                            16 classics from the Father of                                           Kenyon Publications
                               by Chad Johnson                                                      Bluegrass, transcribed for                                               A handy little reference
                               Learn to play chords on the                                          mandolin, including: Blue                                                complete with info on tuning
                               mandolin with this comprehen-                                        Grass Special • Can’t You                                                the mandolin, other playing
                               sive, yet easy-to-use book. The                                      Hear Me Callin’ • Good-Bye                                               tips, and chord diagrams.
                               Hal Leonard Mandolin Chord                                           Old Pal • Nobody Loves Me •                                              4-1/4" x 6-1/2".
                               Finder contains over 1,000                                           Sweetheart You Done Me
     chord diagrams for the most important 28 chord types,                 Wrong • Travelin’ This Lonesome Road • Can’t You Hear
     including three voicings for each chord. Also includes a              Me Callin’ • and more.                                              ______50395380 ...............................................$3.95
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                                                                                                        THOU?                                                           taught by
                                   MANDOLIN                                                         Perfect for beginning to                                            Butch Baldassari
                                   CHORDS PLUS                                                      advanced players, this collec-                                      Homespun
                                   by Ron Middlebrook                                               tion contains both note-for-                                        These 30 classic fiddle tunes
                                   Centerstream Publications                                        note transcribed mandolin                                           will add depth to any player’s
                                   A helpful booklet with chords,                                   solos, as well as mandolin                                          repertoire and technical
                                   scales, and tuning information                                   arrangements of the melody                                          proficiency. Butch plays each
                                   essential to all mandolin                                        lines for 11 songs from this               piece both slowly and up-to-speed, and provides rhythm
                                   players. Also includes “hot             Grammy-winning Album of the Year: Angel Band • The                  tracks (with mandolin and guitar) that allow for instant
                                   licks” and two tunes.                   Big Rock Candy Mountain • Down to the River to Pray •               practice sessions, anytime. Songs: St. Anne’s Reel •
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                                   EASY-TO-USE GUIDE TO OVER               song match the chords from the original recording, and
                                   1,300 MANDOLIN SCALES                   all songs are in their original key. Includes tab, lyrics
                              by Chad Johnson                              and a mandolin notation legend.
                                                                           ______00695762 .............................................$9.95
                              Presents scale diagrams for the
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                                                                                  UKULELE
  JUMPIN’ JIM’S UKULELE BOOKS,                                                                    JUMPIN’ JIM’S                                                         JUMPIN’ JIM’S
          VIDEOS & CDS                                                                            GONE HOLLYWOOD                                                        UKULELE SPIRIT
                                                                                                  MARVELOUS MOVIE SONGS                                                 SONGS OF INSPIRATION
                             JUMPIN’ JIM’S                                                        ARRANGED FOR UKULELE                                                  ARRANGED FOR THE UKULELE
                             UKULELE TIPS ’N’                                                  compiled and arranged by                                              compiled and arranged
                             TUNES                                                             Jim Beloff                                                            by Jim Beloff
                             A BEGINNER’S METHOD &                                             with an appreciation by                                               with an appreciation
                             SONGBOOK                                                          Leonard Maltin                                                        by Pat Boone
                           A step-by-step introduction to                                      Flea Market Music, Inc.                                               This unique songbook is a
                           the pleasures of playing the                                        A collection of 32 marvelous                                          collection of 40 great hymns,
                           ukulele – like a private lesson in                                  movie songs arranged for uke!                                         spirituals and songs of faith,
                           print! Written specifically for the       Includes: As Time Goes By • High Hopes • Honolulu •                   hope and inspiration arranged for the ukulele. Performed
                           beginner, it shows: How to hold           Hooray for Hollywood • Moon River • My Favorite Things                alone or with a group, these pieces are easy to play, fun to
                           and tune the uke • An overview            • Over the Rainbow • Pennies from Heaven • Singin’ in the             sing, and sure to raise your spirits! Includes motivational
of the rudiments of music • How to play chords • Many                Rain • You Made Me Love You • Young at Heart • and                    favorites such as: Amazing Grace • Amen • Dona Nobis
strums • A comprehensive chord chart. Includes 29                    many more! Features an appreciation by noted film                     Pacem • How Great Thou Art • In the Sweet By and By •
songs, plus illustrations and photos of famous uke players           historian (and uke player!) Leonard Maltin, a special                 Let There Be Peace on Earth • Morning Has Broken •
and types of ukuleles, and a history of the uke.                     section on ukulele sightings in the movies, vintage sheet             What a Wonderful World • Will the Circle Be Unbroken •
______00699406 .............................................$12.95   music covers and a chord chart.                                       and dozens more, plus an appreciation by Pat Boone.
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JUMPIN’ JIM’S UKULELE CHRISTMAS
______00699124 .............................................$12.95                                JUMPIN’ JIM’S                                                          THE UKULELE –
                                                                                                  UKULELE GEMS                                                           2ND EDITION
                             JUMPIN’ JIM’S                                                    29 classic Tin Pan Alley songs.                                            A VISUAL HISTORY
                             ’60S UKE-IN                                                      Six of the solos are in chord                                           by Jim Beloff
                          Jumpin’ Jim’s ’60s Uke-In is a                                      soloing style, highly-prized                                            Backbeat Books
                          collection of 25 fab songs from                                     arrangements that allow both                                            The Ukulele – A Visual History
                          the 1960s arranged for the very                                     chords and melody to be heard                                           is a fun, photo-filled look at the
                          first time for ukulele. It includes                                 simultaneously. The book also                                           ongoing story of this diminutive
                          lots of big Beatles hits (All My                                    includes chord charts that show                                         instrument. This revised
                          Loving • Eight Days a Week •                                        the first, second, and third                 edition includes a new chapter on recent pop-culture
                          Michelle • Penny Lane •                                             positions for all of the most                visibility, new photos, and updated information
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more) as well as other classic ’60s tunes, such as:                                                                                        ukulele, the greatest players, the great makers, and the
Daydream Believer • Happy Together • Moon River •                                                 JUMPING JIM’S                            uke in popular culture. Beautifully designed and
Those Were the Days • and more. Features an appreciation                                          UKULELE FAVORITES                        presented in a deluxe hardcover edition – uke can’t go
by George Harrison, a foreword by Jumpin’ Jim, a chord                                      A new book of uke classics.                    wrong with this book!
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                                                                                            Use This Book,” a chord chart,                                              JUMPIN’ JIM’S CAMP
                             JUMPIN’ JIM’S                                                  and a biography of Ukulele Ike.                                             UKULELE
                             GONE HAWAIIAN                                                  30 songs, including: By the                                              Jumpin’ Jim’s Camp Ukulele is
                          A collection of 30 of the best-                                   Light of the Silvery Moon •                                             a collection of 40 of some of the
                          known         Hawaiian             songs                          Dream a Little Dream of Me •                                            best-loved family sing-along
                          arranged for ukulele. Includes:                                   Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue                                             songs with easy-to-play ukulele
                          Tiny Bubbles • Sweet Leilani •             (Has Anybody Seen My Girl?) • I Got It Bad (And That                                           arrangements. Tunes include:
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          UKULELE
                                  JUMPIN’ JIM’S                                     OTHER UKULELE TITLES                                                                       UKULELE CHORDS
                                  UKULELE BEACH PARTY                                                                                                                          PLUS INTROS AND ENDINGS
                            26 of your favorite sand ’n’ surf                                            IRVING BERLIN                                                   Centerstream Publishing
                            tunes arranged for ukulele.                                                  SONGS ARRANGED                                                  This handy chart includes
                            Songs include: Heatwave •                                                    FOR THE “UKE”                                                   clear, easy-to-see chord
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                            • Rock-A-Hula Baby • Where                                                   20 great songs with full instruc-                               bonus section that provides
                            the Boys Are • and more. This                                                tions, including: Alexander’s                                   favorite intros and endings in
                            songbook also features an                                                    Ragtime Band • White                                            different keys. Also includes
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                            legend Dick Dale as well as                                                  Say It With Music • and more.           ______00000246 ...............................................$2.95
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                            a chord chart.
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                                                                          ______00005558 ...............................................$6.95                                  SONGBOOK                  TAB
                                   JUMPIN’ JIM’S                                                                                                                          compiled by
                                                                                                         INSTANT METHOD                                                   Ron Middlebrook
                                   UKULELE                                                               FOR UKULELE
                                   MASTERS: HERB OHTA                                                                                                                     Centerstream Publishing
                                                                                                         by Dan J. Royal                                                  This terrific collection for
                                   – SOPHISTICATED                                                       Ashley Publications Inc.                                         beginning to advanced ukulele
                                   UKULELE                                                               A simplified method for self                                     players            features           easy
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     by “Jumpin’ Jim” Beloff, a biography of and interview                over 1,000 chords. Twenty-eight different chord qualities
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                                 This collection includes 15
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     are ingeniously captured in the many chord changes. These
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           DULCIMER/PENNYWHISTLE/STEEL GUITAR
                       DULCIMER                                                                     HITS OF THE BEATLES                                      PENNYWHISTLE
                                                                                                    – DULCIMER
                              HAL LEONARD                                                           22 of the Beatles’ best,                                              CATHAL
                              DULCIMER                                                              including: And I Love Her •                                           McCONNELL
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                                              This exciting series features lessons from the top pros with in-depth CD instruction
                                                   and a thorough accompanying book. See the key for the levels on page 21.




                           GUITAR                                 ROY’S BLUES BOOK                                INCLUDES    TONY RICE TEACHES                                 INCLUDES

                                                                  SONGS AND GUITAR ARRANGEMENTS OF                TAB         BLUEGRASS GUITAR
                                                                                                                                                                                TAB
     RUSS BARENBERG TEACHES                           INCLUDES
                                                                  ROY BOOK BINDER                                             A MASTER PICKER ANALYZES HIS
     20 BLUEGRASS GUITAR SOLOS
                                                      TAB
                                                                  Learn to play 16 Book Binder favorites and, more            PIONEERING LICKS AND SOLOS
     REPERTOIRE TUNES FOR INTERMEDIATE PLAYERS                    importantly, how to make them your own. Titles include:     Tony Rice is known world-wide for his spectacular
     One of America’s top bluegrass guitarists teaches a          Can’t Do That No More • It’s Gonna Be Alright •             technique, brilliant improvisation and powerful soloing.
     variety of flatpicking solos for twenty favorite songs and   Travelin’ Man • and more.                                   In this lesson, he personally passes on to you the style he
     instrumentals. Played slowed-down and up-to-speed for         ______00695808 Book/CD Pack ....................$19.95     has developed during the two decades as the top
     learning players, with rhythm tracks for great practice                                                                  bluegrass flatpicker of his generation. In careful detail,
     sessions. Songs: Liberty • Soldier's Joy • Forked Deer •     CATHY FINK AND                                  INCLUDES    Tony analyzes licks, runs, solos and rhythm parts to hot
     Eighth of January • Hot Corn, Cold Corn • Down Yonder        MARCY MARXER’S
                                                                                                                  TAB         bluegrass songs and fiddle tunes that will challenge and
     • John Henry • Blackberry Blossom • Leather Britches                                                                     delight all flatpickers. Before long you’ll be picking
     • and more. Level 3.
                                                                  KIDS’ GUITAR SONGBOOK
                                                                  For Ages 5-10 and Beyond                                    solos to the following essential bluegrass tunes: The Red
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                                                                  Two of the most popular children’s entertainers in the
                                                                                                                              Blue Railroad Train • Home From The Forest •
     KEOLA BEAMER TEACHES                             INCLUDES    country help youngsters hone their guitar skills while
                                                      TAB                                                                     Wildwood Flower • Old Train • Wild Horse • and
                                                                  having fun entertaining the whole family. This follow-up
     HAWAIIAN SLACK KEY GUITAR                                                                                                Jerusalem’s Ridge. Level 3.
                                                                  to Marcy Marxer's best-selling videos “Kids’ Guitar” will
     FINGERSTYLE ARRANGEMENTS AND TECHNIQUES                                                                                   ______00695045 Book/CD Pack ....................$19.95
                                                                  have children singing and playing a dozen songs,
     A contemporary master of slack key guitar provides           including: Magic Penny • Make New Friends • Harriet
     detailed instruction and a rich repertoire for players                                                                   RICHARD THOMPSON                                  INCLUDES

     interested in this evocative style. Keola teaches the
                                                                  Tubman • Is Not, Is Too • Buffalo Gals • more. Level 2.
                                                                                                                              TEACHES TRADITIONAL
                                                                                                                                                                                TAB
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     special tunings used in slack key playing along with the                                                                 GUITAR INSTRUMENTALS
     lush fingerpicking style that will add new sounds and        THE GUITAR OF                                   INCLUDES    UNIQUE ARRANGEMENTS OF IRISH, SCOTTISH
     flavors to your entire repertoire, plus both traditional
                                                                  JORMA KAUKONEN
                                                                                                                  TAB         AND ENGLISH TUNES
     and original songs. Level 3.                                                                                             Learn the techniques and style of traditional Irish,
      ______00695338 Book/CD Pack ....................$19.95      DETAILED ANALYSIS OF 8 CLASSIC SONGS
                                                                  AND INSTRUMENTALS                                           English and Scottish jigs, reels, hornpipes and other
                                                                  The renowned guitarist for Jefferson Airplane and Hot       tunes arranged for fingerstyle guitar. On the CD, Richard
     RORY BLOCK TEACHES                          INCLUDES
                                                                                                                              explains how he uses altered tunings, string bends,
     CLASSICS OF
                                                 TAB              Tuna teaches eight of his classic songs and
                                                                  instrumentals. He performs each piece, then breaks it       vibrato as well as other techniques to give these tunes
     COUNTRY BLUES GUITAR                                         down in detail for the benefit of learning guitarists.      added “flavor.” Level 3.
     A DETAILED COURSE IN REPERTOIRE & TECHNIQUE                  Jorma has an avid following, and this product will create    ______00841083 Book/CD Pack ....................$19.95
     Here are some of the greatest country blues solos of all     great excitement among his many fans! Songs:
     time, taught in phrase-by-phrase detail. Rory Block, one     Embryonic Journey • Trial by Fire • Watch the North
     of the most knowledgeable and talented exponents of this     Wind Rise • I See the Light • Been So Long • Mann's
     style, performs and breaks down these fingerstyle pieces     Fate • Genesis • and Water Song. Level 4.
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ARTIE TRAUM TEACHES                                 INCLUDES    ARTIE TRAUM TEACHES            INCLUDES                      JOHN SEBASTIAN TEACHES                            INCLUDES

ESSENTIAL BLUES FOR                                 TAB         ESSENTIAL CHORDS AND
                                                                                               TAB                           BLUES HARMONICA
                                                                                                                                                                               TAB
ACOUSTIC GUITAR                                                 PROGRESSIONS FOR ACOUSTIC GUITAR                             A HANDS-ON BEGINNER’S COURSE
GETTING STARTED WITH BLUES, RIFFS,                              This lesson was developed to take chord shapes and           A rock ’n’ roll legend teaches you everything you need to
TURNAROUNDS, JAMMING WITH FRIENDS                               progressions way beyond the basic chords most novices        play great blues harp in this unique lesson. John
AND OTHER GREAT TIPS                                            know. The secrets of jazz, blues and singer-songwriter       Sebastian starts at the beginning, carefully explaining the
Artie Traum reveals essential secrets about how to play         chords will add color and depth to any guitarist's           proper way to hold the instrument and make your first
blues on acoustic guitar. Starting with the timeless            playing. These chords, progressions and turnarounds          tones. He explains and demonstrates essential
“County Boy Blues,” Artie goes into detail about                are fun and easy to learn, contain a wealth of musical       techniques such as reed bending, vibrato, rhythm
exploring blues fingerstyle and with a flatpick. You’ll         ideas and create a unique opportunity for fast               grooves, “cross harp” playing and more, as well as
learn unique blues turnarounds, important bass riffs,           improvement. Level 3.                                        several great blues licks and complete solos. Lessons are
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                                                                                                                                                 MANDOLIN
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                                                    TAB         20 EASY BANJO SOLOS
                                                                                                                 TAB         SAM BUSH TEACHES                                  INCLUDES
BLUES GUITAR                                                                                                                                                                   TAB
A HANDS-ON BEGINNER’S COURSE                                    PLAY ALONG WITH A MASTER PICKER                              MANDOLIN REPERTOIRE
IN ACOUSTIC COUNTRY BLUES                                       Strengthen your skills while building a repertoire of        AND TECHNIQUE
Take a lesson in fingerstyle blues guitar from one of the       great bluegrass banjo pieces! Tony Trischka has              One of the most versatile and powerful musicians playing
world’s most respected teacher/performers. All you              personally chosen twenty traditional banjo solos that will   today teaches eight great repertoire tunes that will help
need to know is how to play a few basic chords to get           teach you new ideas and add to your arsenal of licks and     develop mandolin style and technique. This lesson covers
started playing along with this user-friendly book/CD           techniques. On the CD, Tony performs each tune slowly,       traditional bluegrass tunes as well as jazz-flavored
package. Beginning with the most basic strumming of a           then up to speed, providing invaluable tips and              “newgrass” originals, including: Cotton Patch Rag • Tom
12-bar blues pattern, Happy gradually starts adding fills,      explanations as he goes. By the time you have mastered       and Jerry • Banjalin • Norman and Nancy • Leather
runs, turnarounds, bass rhythms and “boogie woogie”             all of these solos, you'll have acquired the basic skills    Britches • Lime Rock • Diadem • Russian Rag. Level 4.
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                                                                                  HARMONICA
101 ESSENTIAL RIFFS FOR
                                                    TAB
ACOUSTIC GUITAR                                                 PAUL BUTTERFIELD TEACHES BLUES
Here are over a hundred great riffs that can be played in       HARMONICA MASTER CLASS
virtually any style! Easy to learn, these sizzling licks will   SESSIONS WITH A LEGENDARY PLAYER
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                     PENNYWHISTLE                                    DAVID BENNETT COHEN                                           DR. JOHN TEACHES
                                                                     TEACHES BLUES PIANO – VOLUME 2                                NEW ORLEANS PIANO – VOLUME 1
     CATHAL MCCONNELL TEACHES                                        David Cohen goes beyond the basics in this follow-up to       IN-DEPTH SESSIONS WITH A MASTER MUSICIAN
     IRISH PENNYWHISTLE                                              his very popular beginner's course, getting into real blues   Mac “Dr. John” Rebennack, a veritable encyclopedia of
     A HANDS-ON BEGINNER’S COURSE IN TRADITIONAL IRISH               improvising. He covers shuffle and straight time rhythms,     music and lore, immerses you in all aspects of New
     REPERTOIRE AND TECHNIQUE                                        New Orleans rhumba, walking bass lines, 12/8 time,            Orleans boogie and blues piano. This intimate session
     Learn to play traditional Irish songs on an instrument the      boogie woogie styles, and how to create the right blues       with the legendary “Night Tripper” will help you build a
     whole family can enjoy. Cathal McConnell, known world-          “feel.” David teaches and demonstrates thirteen different     solid repertoire and acquire a wealth of essential licks,
     wide for his work with the popular Celtic band Boys of          turnarounds, seven endings, and numerous solos. Level 3.      runs, turnarounds, rhythms and techniques. Even non-
     the Lough, teaches you the basics from the proper way            ______00290498 Book/CD Pack ....................$19.95       players will love this guided tour of a great American
     to hold and blow the whistle, to the slurs, trills, rolls and                                                                 tradition. Level 4.
     other important techniques that will give you a truly Irish     DAVID COHEN TEACHES                                            ______00699090 Book/CD Pack ....................$19.95
     “feel.” 12 traditional Irish folksongs are notated and          ROCK ’N’ ROLL PIANO
     explained in detail. As a bonus, the guitar accompani-          A HANDS-ON BEGINNERS’S COURSE IN                              DR. JOHN TEACHES
     ment is recorded on one stereo channel while the                TRADITIONAL ROCK STYLES                                       NEW ORLEANS PIANO – VOLUME 2
     pennywhistle is recorded on the other, so you can play          Sit down at the piano and start to rock! This easy play-
     along with only the accompaniment when you have
                                                                                                                                   BUILDING A BLUES REPERTOIRE
                                                                     along course will have you rockin’ in no time – even if       Dr. John adds an arsenal of classic 12-bar and 16-bar
     mastered each tune. Level 1.                                    you have never played this kind of piano before. David
      ______00841081 Book/CD Pack ....................$19.95                                                                       blues while exploring the use of tenths, parallel 5ths,
                                                                     Cohen (The Blues Project, Country Joe and the Fish)           chord patterns, right-hand fills, major-to-minor changes
                                                                     starts you at the beginning, quickly getting you into the     and a myriad of embellishments. He digs into traditional
                             PIANO                                   elementary theory needed to understand the chord              “butterfly” stride, dissects the influential styles of Lloyd
                                                                     progressions, rhythm grooves and bluesy licks that            Glenn, Charles Brown and other legendary players, and
     DAVID BENNETT COHEN TEACHES                                     became known as rock ’n’ roll. You’ll soon be playing the     shows how to interpret and improvise classic songs. Level 4.
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     A HANDS-ON BEGINNER’S COURSE                                    Johnson, Little Richard and other early piano greats.
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     Sit down at the piano and start to boogie. This easy play                                                                     NEW ORLEANS PIANO – VOLUME 3
     along course will have you rockin’ and rollin’ in no time       WARREN BERNHARDT
     – even if you have never played blues piano before.             TEACHES JAZZ PIANO                                            SANCTIFYING THE BLUES
     David Cohen (The Blues Project, Country Joe and the             One of the world’s greatest contemporary players              Dr. John's gospel piano session explores the church-
     Fish, etc.) starts you at the beginning, quickly getting you    explores jazz piano from basic theory to advanced solo        based rhythms and harmonies that helped give birth to
     into the elementary theory needed to understand chord           pieces. Warren Bernhardt covers the essential scales,         the blues. This session includes the “Famous Lick,”
     progressions and the 12-bar blues form. Then it’s right         modes, chord voicings, intervals, progressions and            leading to an encyclopedic survey of the contributions of
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     create a bedrock for the right hand improvisations to           creativity to your playing. Volume 1 covers creating          Jellyroll Morton, Huey Smith, Toots Washington, Charles
     come. By the time this lesson ends, you’ll be jamming           harmony and building solos; Volume 2 provides a hands-        Brown, Allen Toussaint, Champion Jack Dupree, Jolly
     the blues, plus you’ll have a solid foundation on which         on course in improvisation and technique. Level 3.            Landrey and the Wild Chapatoulas, and other legendary
     to build. Level 2.                                                                                                            bluesmen. Level 4.
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                                                                     VOLUME 2 – CREATING HARMONY
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                                                                               ACOUSTIC GUITAR                                   GUITAR FOR THE
                                                                                                                                 ABSOLUTE BEGINNER
                                                                 A BEGINNER’S GUIDE                                  INCLUDES
                                                                                                                                 taught by Happy Traum
                                                                 TO CHORD POSITIONS                                  TAB
                                                                                                                                 LEVEL 1 • INCLUDES BOOK OF CHORDS + MUSIC
                                                                 SIMPLE, CREATIVE WAYS TO                                        Here is a complete course that will have anyone playing
     omespun Tapes has set the standard for excellence in
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                                                                 MOVE UP THE NECK
                                                                 taught by Happy Traum
                                                                                                                                 the guitar in minutes! Happy Traum, one of the world’s
                                                                                                                                 most experienced guitar teachers, has carefully designed
videos, and CDs, offers lessons taught by world-renowned         LEVEL 2 • INCLUDES CHORDS                                       this hands-on, step-by-step method for all age groups. All
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jazz, blues, country, bluegrass, rock, folk, and world music.    learn the basic concepts of music theory for guitar.            techniques are taught, and the student will be singing and
As the premier producers of music instruction videos, our        Starting with the easiest three-string movable chord            playing more than a dozen songs right from the first
work has been widely recognized in the popular media,            positions, Happy explains with very clear, simple               lesson! By the end of this course he or she will know over
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enjoyment to aspiring musicians who seek to expand their         THE GUITAR OF                                       INCLUDES

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                                                                 LEVEL 4 • INCLUDES MUSIC + TAB                                  No prior fingerpicking experience is necessary. More
                                                                 Richard Thompson teaches the intricacies of his unique          than a dozen classic folksongs are taught, including:
          STARTING LEVELS OF THE LESSONS
  1. Novice: No prior experience on your instrument is           guitar style through the analysis of eight classic originals:   Banks of the Ohio • Red Apple Juice • Butcher's Boy •
     necessary. The instructor starts with the assumption        Don’t Let a Thief Steal into Your Heart • The Great             900 Miles • Pretty Peggy-O • Buckdancer's Choice •
     that this is your very first lesson.                        Valerio • When the Spell Is Broken • Move It On Over •          Man of Constant Sorrow.
  2. Near-Beginner: Instructor assumes that you have             Rockin’ in Rhythm • Time to Ring Some Changes • I                ______00641427 Three CDs...........................$37.50
     not been playing very long, but know the basics. The        Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight • and Was She a
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     elementary things are not explained.                        and open G tunings, and how to use accents, fills,              taught by Happy Traum
                                                                                                                                                                                    TAB
  3. Early Intermediate: You have been playing a                 octaves, bends, double stops and other invaluable
     while and can play some songs and/or instrumentals                                                                          LEVEL 2 • INCLUDES TAB
                                                                 techniques that bring these wonderful songs to life.            Pick out syncopated melodies while maintaining a steady
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     into specific styles, develop your repertoire and                                                                           rhythmic bass, leading later to improvising solos in the
     increase your technique. The instructor still covers                                                                        fingerpicking style. 14 songs.
     the material in detail, but there are more challenges.      FINGERPICKING,                                      INCLUDES
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                                                                 FLATPICKING AND SLIDE                               TAB
  4. Intermediate: You have good technique and a
     working knowledge of your instrument, but want to           GUITAR STYLES OF MERLE WATSON                                   FINGERPICKING, SERIES 2                            INCLUDES
     break out of patterns and get “unstuck” in order to         taught by Merle Watson with Doc Watson                          taught by Happy Traum                                TAB
     move on to more advanced material. Tapes at this            LEVEL 3 • INCLUDES TAB                                          LEVEL 4 • INCLUDES TAB
     level should push you into new areas, develop                                                                               Picks up where the first series leaves off, with more
                                                                 On these two CDs, Merle teaches the traditional
     confidence and a deeper musical understanding so
                                                                 fingerpicking, flatpicking and slide guitar styles for          advanced traditional and contemporary pieces and
     you can start to improvise.
  5. Advanced Intermediate: The instructor does not              which he is famous. Doc joins Merle in a dynamic                techniques. 10 songs.
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     bring you to an advanced or professional level. As in all   of their most requested duets and explain, in detail, how
     our lessons, important musical concepts are covered,        each part is played. CD One is Country Guitar                   FINGERPICKING,
     and more stimulating and demanding material is              Fingerpicking Solos & Duets and CD Two is Slide Guitar          SERIES 1 & 2
     provided for anyone looking for a real challenge.           and Flatpicking Solos & Duets.                                  ______00641288 12 Tapes .............................$89.95
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     8 GREAT TUNES AND VARIATIONS                        INCLUDES

     FOR FLATPICK GUITAR                                 TAB
     taught by Dan Crary
     LEVEL 4 • INCLUDES MUSIC + TAB
     One of the world’s premier acoustic lead guitarists
     teaches eight of his most requested show-stoppers,
     demonstrating them up to speed and then slowing each
     one down to explain the finer points of flatpicking. He
     includes well-known Irish and American fiddle tunes
     and two of his own astounding compositions. Includes:
     Billy in the Low Ground • Forked Deer • McCahill’s Reel
     • Irish Waltz • Cotton Patch Rag • Sweet Laree • Tom
     and Jerry • Memories of Mozart. 60-MIN. CD
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     ADVANCED FINGERPICKING                              INCLUDES

     taught by John James                                TAB
     LEVEL 5 • INCLUDES TAB
     Advanced fingerpicking instruction covering complex
     chord shapes, moving bass lines, harmonics, slides,
     bends and arrangements to 13 great ragtime pieces.                                                                              BLUEGRASS GUITAR SOLOS THAT EVERY
                                                                     CLASSICS OF COUNTRY                                 INCLUDES
     ______00641179 Six Tapes.............................$59.95                                                         TAB         PARKING LOT PICKER SHOULD KNOW
                                                                     BLUES GUITAR                                                    taught by Steve Kaufman
                                                                     taught by Rory Block
     EXPLORING                                           INCLUDES                                                                    A three-time National Flatpicking Champion has produced
     THE FINGERBOARD                                     TAB         LEVEL 4 • INCLUDES TAB                                          these four series of lessons for all levels of players.
                                                                     Some of the greatest acoustic country blues solos of all
     taught by Russ Barenberg
                                                                     time, taught in accurate detail, by one of the most             SERIES 1                                            INCLUDES
     LEVEL 3 • INCLUDES TAB                                          knowledgeable and talented exponents of the style.                                                                  TAB
                                                                                                                                     LEVEL ALL • INCLUDES
     This six-hour course teaches guitarists to find and play any    Includes 13 songs by Robert Johnson, Blind Blake, Skip          MUSIC + TAB
     note in any position on the neck, build chords and              James, Mississippi John Hurt and others.                        Steve Kaufman takes 20 fiddle tunes from the
     improvise melodies. Russ Barenberg, one of America’s             ______00841708 Six CDs ..............................$59.95    standard bluegrass repertory, teaching the melody for the
     premier acoustic guitarists, provides a road map for fully                                                                      beginner, then a series of two- and four-measure licks
     understanding the entire guitar fingerboard. He also            FLATPICKING FIDDLE TUNES                            INCLUDES    and runs for the intermediate picker, and finally
     covers music theory (as it pertains to the guitar), ear         taught by Dan Crary                                  TAB        advanced technique for professional-quality perform-
     training, improvisation and exercises to strengthen the left                                                                    ance. Includes rhythm tracks for a great practice session!
                                                                     LEVEL 4 • INCLUDES TAB
     hand. Highly recommended for all serious guitar students.                                                                       ______00641411 Six CDs ..............................$69.95
                                                                     More than 20 great fiddle tunes, plus lightning-fast licks,
      ______00641455 Six CDs ...............................$59.95
                                                                     pick technique, learning from records and other                 SERIES 2                                              INCLUDES

     COUNTRY BLUES GUITAR                                INCLUDES
                                                                     invaluable playing tips. Songs include such classics as         LEVEL ALL • INCLUDES                                  TAB
                                                          TAB        Black Mountain Rag • Blackberry Blossom • Sally                 MUSIC + TAB
     taught by Happy Traum                                           Goodin • Huckleberry Hornpipe • Dill Pickle Rag •               Steve teaches 20 more traditional instrumentals,
     LEVEL 2 • INCLUDES TAB                                          Arkansas Traveller • Forked Deer • and others.                  all in his four-tiered style—run-throughs for beginners,
     Beginners will learn to play country blues in the styles of      ______00641185 Six Tapes.............................$59.95    intermediate players, advanced pickers, and then once
     such greats as Brownie McGhee, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Big                                                                           more with some hot endings. Features a variety of
     Bill Broonzy and others. Includes runs, licks,                  MASTERING                                           INCLUDES
                                                                                                                                     interchangeable licks and runs for all levels.
     turnarounds and 20 powerful blues songs.                        BLUEGRASS GUITAR                                    TAB
                                                                                                                                      ______00641456 Six CDs ...............................$69.95
      ______00641182 Six Tapes.............................$59.95    FOR THE INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED PLAYER
                                                                                                                                     SERIES 3
                                                                     taught by Russ Barenberg
     FLATPICK COUNTRY GUITAR                             INCLUDES                                                                    (WHAT TO PLAY WHEN THE SINGING STOPS!)
                                                         TAB         LEVEL 5 • INCLUDES TAB                                          with special guests
     taught by Happy Traum                                           In these six CD lessons, one of America's finest flat-                                                                INCLUDES
     LEVEL 2 • INCLUDES TAB                                          pickers unravels the secrets of great picking technique.
                                                                                                                                     Donnie and Debbie Barbra, vocals                      TAB
     Covers everything from simple accompaniments to                                                                                 LEVEL ALL • INCLUDES MUSIC + TAB
                                                                     He includes Clarence White rhythm variations, Texas
                                                                                                                                     Steve’s third set of Parking Lot lessons teaches how to
     bluegrass licks, runs, fiddle tunes and more than 30            swing progressions, bluegrass breakdowns, fancy fiddle          work out breaks to bluegrass vocals. Steve guides you
     songs for the beginning flatpicker, including: John Hardy       tunes, intricate solos and other advanced guitar                through three picking levels – from beginning to
     • Will The Circle Be Unbroken • Worried Man Blues •             techniques. Two dozen great tunes are taught.                   advanced – while teaching 20 hot repertoire tunes and the
     Wildwood Flower • Buckdancer’s Choice.                           ______00641526 Six CDs................................$59.95   finer points of becoming an excellent flatpick guitarist.
     ______00641183 Six Tapes.............................$49.95                                                                      ______00641457 Six CDs ...............................$69.95
                                                                                                                                                                                         INCLUDES
                                                                                                                                     SERIES 4                                             TAB
                                                                                                                                     LEVEL ALL • INCLUDES MUSIC + TAB
                                                                                                                                     This set of six one-hour CDs plus a 136-page book
                                                                                                                                     teaches beginning, intermediate and advanced versions
                                                                                                                                     of 20 great traditional instrumentals. Steve includes
                                                                                                                                     rhythm tracks for a fantastic practice session. Includes
                                                                                                                                     music and tablature.
                                                                                                                                      ______00641393 Six CDs ..............................$69.95
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20 SWING                      INCLUDES                         TONY’S CHOICE                                       INCLUDES     SWING GUITAR
TUNES THAT EVERY              TAB                              LICKS, KICKOFFS AND SOLOS                           TAB          A GUIDE TO CHORDS, RHYTHM AND REPERTOIRE
PARKING LOT PICKER SHOULD KNOW                                 taught by Tony Rice                                              taught by Marcy Marxer
taught by Steve Kaufman                                        LEVEL 5 • INCLUDES MUSIC + TAB BOOK                              LEVEL 3 • INCLUDES CHORD DIAGRAMS
LEVEL ALL • INCLUDES MUSIC + TAB                               Tony Rice is perhaps the greatest innovator in acoustic          It’s now easier than ever to learn the chord positions,
This series of CDs teaches essential swing guitar              guitar flatpicking playing today. This CD features some of his   progressions, substitutions and rhythms for playing
repertoire to bluegrass flatpickers. Steve’s unique method     favorite licks, intros and solos, broken down so the aspiring    western swing, jazz classics and back-ups for Texas-style
features three levels: a beginner’s version in which he        flatpicker can learn to master them. These examples              fiddle tunes. Marcy Marxer’s course starts at a fairly
teaches the basic melody; an intermediate arrangement          provide a real taste of Tony’s guitar style and technique.       basic level, but after working through these lessons even
that will give players a solid musical grounding; and          Includes “kickoffs” to The Likes of Me • Fare Thee Well •        a novice will be able to play popular favorites such as:
finally, a full-blown solo that will challenge any aspiring    Ten Degrees and Getting Colder • The Soul of Man, and            Hey Good Looking • Deep Water • Miss Molly • Roly
swing guitarist. Backup tracks make for productive and         complete solos for Annie, Orphan Annie • Wayfaring               Poly • Old Fashioned Love • Honey Suckle Rose • 12-
exciting practice sessions. Tunes: After You’ve Gone •         Stranger • Blue Ridge Mountain Home • and Fishscale.             Bar Blues • Rhythm Changes.
Back Home Again in Indiana • Blue Moon • Danny Boy •            ______00641458 One CD................................$19.95      ______00641423 Three CDs...........................$34.95
Georgia on My Mind • Honeysuckle Rose • I Got Rhythm
• Kansas City Kitty • Lady Be Good • Limehouse Blues •         HIT GUITAR STYLES                                   INCLUDES     SWING GUITAR                                       INCLUDES
Little Rock Getaway • Minor Swing • Miss Molly •               ARRANGING POP SONGS FOR                             TAB          PRACTICE SESSIONS                                  TAB
Panhandle Rag • It’s Only a Paper Moon • Remington’s           ACOUSTIC GUITAR                                                  RHYTHM BACK-UP
Ride • Over the Rainbow • Sugar Foot Rag • Summertime          taught by Livingston Taylor                                      with Mike Dowling
• The Sunny Side of the Street.                                LEVEL 3 • INCLUDES MUSIC + TAB                                   LEVEL 3 • INCLUDES TAB
 ______00641591 160-Page Book/6-CD Pack ..$69.95               One of the most popular acoustic performers in pop               Swing players can now practice their improvisation skills
                                                               music leads you through the guitar arrangements of 15            on ten hot tunes as Mike plays back-up on his powerful
BOTTLENECK/SLIDE GUITAR                            INCLUDES
                                                               of his hit songs, along with tips on chord progressions,         rhythm guitar. He provides both slowed-down and up-to-
taught by Arlen Roth                                 TAB       harmonic ideas, fingerpicking, writing, singing and              speed versions, helping players develop melodic sense,
LEVEL 3 • INCLUDES TAB                                         performing like a professional.                                  improvisational skills and knowledge of the fingerboard.
Easy-to-learn slide techniques for acoustic or electric        ______00641192 Six CDs ...............................$59.95     Includes: The Sheik of Araby • Dark Eyes • Honeysuckle
players. Blues, R&B, old-time country music and hard                                                                            Rose • Raggin’ It • Jumpin’ the Blues • St. Louis Blues
                                                                                                                   INCLUDES
rock styles are brought into focus, enabling even a            GOSPEL GUITAR                                       TAB          • It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing) •
beginning student to play lead solos right from the first      taught by Happy Traum                                            Rhythm Changes • Sweet Georgia Brown • and Cool
lesson. Includes 11 classics such as: Dust My Broom •          LEVEL 2 • INCLUDES TAB                                           Blues. ONE CD
Good Morning Blues • Rolling And Tumbling • Shake              Here are traditional spirituals, hymns and bluegrass              ______00641512 One CD................................$19.95
Your Money-Maker • lots more.                                  gospel songs that any beginner or early-intermediate
 ______00641191 Six Tapes.............................$49.95   player will enjoy learning. These beautiful songs have
                                                               been specifically chosen so that the learning guitarist
                                                               will gain experience with basic bluegrass flatpicking,
                                                               folk strumming and blues fingerpicking styles. Includes:
                                                               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.
                                                                ______00841706 One CD ...............................$19.95




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     BASIC JAZZ GUITAR                                   INCLUDES
                                                                                    ELECTRIC GUITAR                                  TWELVE OF MY                                       INCLUDES

     FOR FOLK AND ROCK PLAYERS                           TAB                                                                         FAVORITE LICKS                                     TAB
     taught by Artie Traum                                            ROCK AND ROLL RHYTHM GUITAR                                    taught by Ray Flacke
     LEVEL 3 • INCLUDES CHORDS + TAB                                  taught by Amos Garrett                                         LEVEL 4 • INCLUDES TAB
     Advanced chord positions, chord substitutions, rhythm            LEVEL 3 • INCLUDES CHORDS + MUSIC                              Ray Flacke, one of Nashville’s most sought-after
     techniques and lead lines to enrich your favorite styles         The chops, rhythm lines and grooves of the greats, from        electronic session guitarists, has recorded a two-cassette
     and explore new musical colors and tonalities. 3 songs.          Chuck Berry to Bo Diddley, Memphis to Motown.                  series teaching a dozen great licks and dynamic ideas
      ______00641193 Three CDs...........................$34.95       Includes chord shapes, pick technique, arpeggios,              that will add power and interest to any hot picker’s
                                                                      scales, strums and chops, drills and exercises.                repertoire.
     HOT LICKS FOR GUITAR                                INCLUDES     ______00641198 Six Tapes.............................$59.95     ______00641203 Two Tapes ...........................$32.50
     taught by Artie Traum                               TAB
                                                                      LEAD GUITAR                                        INCLUDES
     LEVEL 3 • INCLUDES TAB
                                                                      taught by Artie Traum                                TAB                             DOBRO®
     Great licks in all styles to make your playing dynamic,
     exciting and professional. Covers bluegrass, country,            LEVEL 3 • INCLUDES TAB                                         BLUEGRASS DOBRO®                                   INCLUDES
                                                                      An easy instructional guide to the basics of electric guitar   taught by Stacy Phillips                           TAB
     western swing, blues, rock, and jazz licks, with ideas for
     improvisation. For both acoustic and electric players.           as played by some of the great blues/rock players. These       LEVEL 1 • INCLUDES TAB
      ______00641194 Six Tapes.............................$49.95     tapes build an understanding of the sound and form of          From basics to bluegrass classics, includes use of the
                                                                      electric guitar from its most elementary licks through         bar, right-hand rolls, tunings, special effects and a
     BASIC NOTE READING                                               improvised blues, rock, funk and jazz lead playing.            variety of DOBRO® techniques. 17 songs.
                                                                       ______00641200 Six Tapes.............................$59.95   ______00641206 Six CDs ...............................$59.95
     FOR GUITARISTS
     taught by Happy Traum
                                                                      ROCK GUITAR SOLOING                                INCLUDES
     LEVEL 1
                                                                      taught by Arti Funaro                              TAB                                  BASS
     The ability to read music is combined with basic music
     theory and guitar technique. Includes 48-page Amsco              LEVEL 4 • INCLUDES TAB                                         ELECTRIC BASS                                      INCLUDES
                                                                      Play dynamic lead solos with any band in any style of          taught by Roly Salley                                TAB
     book with diagrams.
      ______00641196 Three Tapes ........................$37.50       rock or pop music, including blues, funk, New Wave,            LEVEL 1 • INCLUDES TAB
                                                                      heavy metal and jazz/pop fusion.                               An easy introduction to blues, country, R&B and rock
                                                                      ______00641201 Six Tapes.............................$59.95    bass playing, from basic technique to song
     NOT JUST CLASSICAL GUITAR
     taught by Stephen Funk Pearson                                                                                                  accompaniment, chord progressions, theory and
                                                                      THE ELECTRIC GUITAR OF                             INCLUDES
                                                                                                                                     exercises. Beginning bassists will learn everything
     LEVEL 2 • INCLUDES MUSIC
                                                                      AMOS GARRETT                                       TAB         needed to get the rhythmic pulse and bottom notes to
     Starting with the simplest examples, the student learns
                                                                      taught by Amos Garrett                                         drive a hot band. 6 songs.
     more than 25 beautiful, expressive classical guitar pieces
                                                                      LEVEL 4 • INCLUDES TAB                                         ______00641205 Six CDs ...............................$59.95
     while getting valuable playing tips that will be useful to all
     guitarists, regardless of style. A challenging and enjoyable     The unique style and technique of one of the greatest
     start in the fascinating field of classical guitar.              guitarists playing today, with an emphasis on string-          ACOUSTIC BASS
     ______00641197 Six Tapes.............................$59.95      bending techniques and analysis of his highly acclaimed        taught by Rob Wasserman
                                                                      solos. 7 songs.                                                LEVEL 3 • INCLUDES MUSIC
     GUITAR TUNING USING HARMONICS                                    ______00641202 Six Tapes.............................$59.95    An award-winning bassist provides the tools for playing
     taught by Stephen Funk Pearson                                                                                                  upright bass on everything from bluegrass to jazz. Starts
                                                                      THE GUITAR ACCORDING                               INCLUDES    with basics (holding the bass, hand positions, tuning
     LEVEL ALL
                                                                      TO GATEMOUTH                                       TAB         and exercises) and quickly moves into improvisation,
     This cassette teaches an almost foolproof method for
                                                                      taught by Clarence Gatemouth Brown                             back-up patterns, walking bass lines, runs, chords and
     getting a guitar in tune. For the beginner and
                                                                      LEVEL 4 • INCLUDES TAB                                         more. 6 songs.
     experienced guitarist alike.
                                                                      The fusion of blues, country, Cajun, bebop and swing           ______00641204 Six Tapes.............................$59.95
     ______00641272 One Tape ..............................$9.95
                                                                      that makes this Grammy Award winner’s guitar playing
                                                                      intensely exciting and original. 14 songs.
                                                                       ______00641199 Three Tapes ........................$37.50




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                     MANDOLIN                                    JAZZ                                                INCLUDES
                                                                                                                                                         FIDDLE
                                                                 MANDOLIN                                            TAB
MANDOLIN TUNES FOR                                  INCLUDES
                                                                 taught by Andy Statman                                          TWENTY IRISH FIDDLE TUNES
PRACTICE AND                                        TAB                                                                          taught by Kevin Burke
                                                                 LEVEL 4 • INCLUDES MUSIC + TAB
REPERTOIRE                                                       Advanced blues playing, chord substitutions, scales and          INCLUDES MUSIC • LEVEL 3
taught by Butch Baldassari                                       modes, and other techniques for jazz improvisation.             Kevin Burke, one of the true masters of the Irish fiddle,
LEVEL 3 • INCLUDES TAB                                           Legendary player Andy Statman covers the styles of Bill         teaches these 20 tunes taken from his vast repertoire of
Nashville mandolin ace Butch Baldassari has chosen a             Monroe, Jethro Burns, Tiny Moore, David Grisman and             Irish traditional music. He plays each one slowly for
variety of intermediate to advanced level tunes for the          many others.                                                    novice players, then up to tempo with all the ornaments
learning player. These beautiful and challenging                 ______00641582 Book/6-CD Pack..................$59.95           to give the learning instrumentalist the true feel of the
instrumentals will help develop speed, dexterity, and                                                                            tune. Songs: Rolling in the Ryegrass • The Sligo Maid •
musicianship on this increasingly popular instrument.            BLUEGRASS MANDOLIN                                  INCLUDES    The Earl’s Chair • The Wind That Shakes the Barley •
 ______00641612 2 CDs ..................................$29.95   SOLOS THAT EVERY PARKING                            TAB         Down the Broom • The Gatehouse Maid • The Sailor on
                                                                                                                                 the Rock • The Humours of Lissadell • The Maid Behind
                                                                 LOT PICKER SHOULD KNOW                                          the Bar • The Maids of Mitchelstown • The Stack of
THIRTY FIDDLE TUNES                                 INCLUDES
                                                                 taught by Steve Kaufman
FOR THE MANDOLIN                                    TAB                                                                          Barley • Rise a Mile • Tune from Gurteen • The
                                                                 INCLUDES MUSIC + TAB • LEVEL ALL                                Scotsman over the Border • Tommy People’s Jig • Andy
taught by Butch Baldassari                                       Steve Kaufman’s amazing teaching method for                     McGann’s Jig • Old Man Dillon • Sean Ryan’s Jig • A
LEVEL 2/3 • INCLUDES TAB                                         mandolinists is now available on CD! His “Parking Lot           Polka • A Slide
These 30 classic fiddle tunes will add depth to any              Pickers” series, which has proved so popular with                ______00641476 One CD................................$19.95
player’s repertoire and technical proficiency. Butch             guitarists through the years, covers levels from
plays each piece both slowly and up-to-speed, and                beginners to advanced in a four-tiered system: (1.)             BLUEGRASS &
provides rhythm tracks (with mandolin and guitar) that           Beginners will learn to pick the melody to become
allow for instant practice sessions, anytime.                                                                                    COUNTRY FIDDLE
                                                                 familiar with the tune in its most basic form. (2.)
______00641392 Two CDs..............................$29.95                                                                       taught by Kenny Kosek
                                                                 Intermediate players will develop facility with a series of
                                                                 great licks and runs that can be used in these or other         LEVEL 1 • INCLUDES MUSIC
BLUEGRASS                                           INCLUDES     tunes. (3.) More experienced pickers move on to                 Beginners will be playing double-stops, harmonies, riffs
MANDOLIN                                            TAB          advanced techniques, including full-blown solos for             and exciting solos right from the first lesson. More than
                                                                 each tune. (4.) Each tune gets a final run-through,             35 great fiddle tunes are taught! This complete course
taught by Sam Bush
                                                                 complete with hot endings. Mandolinists and fiddlers            includes bluegrass, old-timey, blues and Cajun styles.
LEVEL 2 • INCLUDES MUSIC + TAB                                                                                                   Songs include: Waterbound • Old Joe Clark • Tom
Sam Bush teaches all the major styles from Bill Monroe           (the violin is tuned to the same pitches as a mandolin)
                                                                 can master these 20 must-play tunes from the standard           Dooley • Hop High Ladies • Leather Britches • Soldier’s
to Newgrass. He starts with the basics, teaches some                                                                             Joy • Arkansas Traveler • Billy in the Low Ground •
easy, well-known tunes, then takes you into                      bluegrass repertoire: Arkansas Traveler • Big Sandy
                                                                 River • Bill Cheatham • Billy in the Low Ground •               Florida Blues • and more.
improvisation and advanced techniques. Each one-hour                                                                              ______00641577 Six CDs................................$59.95
CD features complete bluegrass instrumentals,                    Blackberry Blossom • Under the Double Eagle • Flop-
including: Old Joe Clark • B’ile Them Cabbage Down •             Eared Mule • Fisher’s Hornpipe • Forked Deer • Gold
Soldier’s Joy • Liberty • Banks of the Ohio • Weavin’            Rush • Old Joe Clark • Salt Creek • Soldier’s Joy • St.
Way • Turkey in the Straw • and more.                            Anne’s Reel • Nothin’ to It • Ragtime Annie • Red-
 ______00641574 Six CDs................................$59.95    Haired Boy • Sweet Georgia Brown • Turkey in the Straw
                                                                 • Whiskey Before Breakfast.
DAVID GRISMAN                                       INCLUDES      ______00641495 Six CDs................................$69.95
TEACHES MANDOLIN                                    TAB
taught by David Grisman
LEVEL 3 • INCLUDES MUSIC + TAB
David teaches 19 of his most popular tunes, a fusion of
bluegrass, swing, Latin, blues and other musical forms,
to help the learning mandolinist develop technique,
musicianship and repertoire.
 ______00641426 Six CDs ...............................$59.95




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     TEXAS AND SWING FIDDLE                                                               DULCIMER                                                           BANJO
     taught by Matt Glaser
     LEVEL 3 • INCLUDES MUSIC                                        HAMMER DULCIMER                                     INCLUDES    5-STRING BANJO, SERIES 1                           INCLUDES

                                                                     taught by John McCutcheon                            TAB        taught by Happy Traum                               TAB
     Starting with old-time Texas fiddling, you’ll progress
     through modern Texas, Western swing and jazz soloing.           LEVEL 1 • INCLUDES TAB                                          LEVEL 1 • INCLUDES TAB
     Matt carefully breaks down all the tunes and analyzes the       One of America’s leading players teaches this complete          Especially for the beginner who wants to learn a variety
     styles of Benny Thomasson, Bob Wills, Vassar Clements,          course, including basic technique and more than 20 tunes        of styles and techniques. No previous experience
     Mark O’Connor and other great swing players. 23 songs.          and variations in several keys, rhythms and styles. Includes:   necessary to learn more than 40 songs including: My
      ______00641218 Six CDs ...............................$59.95   Golden Slippers • Morrison’s Jig • Mississippi Sawyer •         Home’s Across The Smoky Mountains • Little Birdie •
                                                                     Planxty Irwin • Ragtime Annie • Shebeg Shemore.                 Jesse James • The House Carpenter • Railroad Bill and
     LEARN TO PLAY REAL                                              ______00641589 Six CDs ...............................$59.95    many others.
     CAJUN FIDDLE                                                                                                                    ______00641233 Six Tapes.............................$49.95
     taught by Michael Doucet                                        APPALACHIAN DULCIMER                                INCLUDES

                                                                     taught by Lorraine Lee Hammond                      TAB         5-STRING BANJO, SERIES 2                           INCLUDES
     LEVEL 2 • INCLUDES MUSIC
                                                                     LEVEL 1 • INCLUDES MUSIC + TAB                                  taught by Happy Traum                               TAB
     The great fiddler from Beausoleil teaches how to get the
     true Cajun sound! Along with invaluable tips on                 A complete course in all aspects of this favorite               LEVEL 3 • INCLUDES TAB
     technique, more than 20 great tunes are taught,                 American mountain instrument, including a variety of            Continuing the study of folk and country banjo styles for
     including Jolie Blonde • J’ai Passe • Diggy Diggy Lo •          tunings, picking techniques, theory and harmony, song           the beginner, these lessons teach old-time frailing
     Love Bridge Waltz • Acadian Blues. Also included are            accompaniment and more than 30 songs and                        (clawhammer) techniques. Celtic tunes and three-finger
     back-up fiddle and guitar tracks for practice. A must for       instrumentals.                                                  picking. 26 songs including: Little Sadie • Old Joe Clark
     fiddlers interested in traditional American styles!              ______00641221 Six Tapes.............................$59.95    • The Cuckoo • Pretty Polly • Temperance Reel and
      ______00641217 Six CDs ...............................$59.95                                                                   many others.
                                                                     TRADITIONAL MOUNTAIN                                INCLUDES    ______00641234 Six Tapes.............................$49.95
                                                                     DULCIMER                                            TAB
     LEARNING THE
     IRISH FIDDLE                                                    taught by Jean Ritchie                                          5-STRING BANJO,
     taught by Kevin Burke                                           LEVEL 1 • INCLUDES TAB                                          SERIES 1 & 2
     LEVEL 2 • INCLUDES MUSIC                                        An easy and immediately playable introduction to the            ______00641290 Twelve Tapes .......................$89.95
     Play beautiful and exciting fiddle tunes in authentic Irish     mountain dulcimer for anyone, regardless of prior
     style! Legendary fiddler Kevin Burke teaches 18 jigs,           musical experience. 7 songs.                                    BLUEGRASS BANJO                                    INCLUDES
                                                                     ______00641594 One CD ..............................$19.95      taught by Bill Keith                                 TAB
     reels, hornpipes and airs, complete with the slides,
     grace notes, slurs, triplets and other ornamentation that                                                                       LEVEL 2 • INCLUDES TAB
     take a player distinctly into the Irish musical tradition. A    HAMMER DULCIMER                                     INCLUDES    A master of bluegrass teaches beginners and intermediates
     near-beginner will be able to learn easily from these           REPERTOIRE                                          TAB         the fine points of bluegrass technique and repertoire.
     lessons, but there is plenty here even for experienced          taught by John McCutcheon                                       Includes runs, licks and complete fiddle tunes as well as
     violinists.                                                     LEVEL 3 • INCLUDES TAB                                          bluegrass standards such as: Cripple Creek • Devil’s
      ______00841707 Six CDs ...............................$59.95   John McCutcheon has chosen nine pieces from his                 Dream • Blackberry Blossom • Dill Pickle Rag • Turkey
                                                                     repertoire to present with slowed-down versions, tips on        In The Straw and 11 others.
                                                                     technique and other helpful hints.                               ______00641235 Six Tapes.............................$49.95
                                                                      ______00641259 One CD ...............................$19.95




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CLAWHAMMER                                          INCLUDES    BÉLA FLECK’S THE                                  INCLUDES
                                                                                                                                                      VOCAL
BANJO                                               TAB         BLUEGRASS SESSIONS                                TAB
                                                                                                                              BASIC VOCAL TECHNIQUE
FROM BASIC                                                      TALES FROM THE ACOUSTIC PLANET, VOLUME 2
                                                                                                                              taught by Penny Nichols
FRAILING TO MELODIC STYLE                                       Homespun
                                                                                                                              LEVEL 1 •
taught by Ken Perlman                                           This book presents the official banjo transcriptions to       INCLUDES LYRICS & DIAGRAMS
LEVEL 2 • INCLUDES CHORDS + TAB                                 the songs on Béla’s sensational new CD. Learning to play      A warm, friendly course for anyone who likes to sing,
This complete course by one of America’s best-known             these amazing solos will bring anyone’s banjo skills to a     regardless of style or experience. These lessons help
players and teachers takes you from basic skills through        whole new level. Includes: Blue Mountain Hop • Buffalo        increase vocal range, tone, power and stamina, and
complex melodic clawhammer style. More than 40 great            Nickel • When Joy Kills Sorrow • Spanish Point • Polka        develop breath control, vibrato, articulation, volume and
tunes, including old-time banjo songs, fiddle tunes and         on the Banjo • Clarinet Polka • The Over Grown Waltz          projection. Teaches six songs.
Irish and New England dances will provide you with a            • Ode to Earl • Home Sweet Home • Valley of the Rogue          ______00641466 Six CDs ...............................$49.95
rich repertoire and months of exciting study.                   • Plunky’s Lament • Maura on a Bicycle • Stout and
 ______00641570 Six CDs................................$59.95   Molasses • Way Back When • Dark Circles • Old Jellico
                                                                • Puddle Jumper • Dead Man’s Hill • Katmandu • Do
                                                                                                                              LEARN TO SING HARMONY
BANJO PICKING                                       INCLUDES    You Have Room? • Major Honker.                                for Duet, Trio and Quartet Singing taught
STYLES                                              TAB         60-PAGE TABLATURE BOOK                                        by Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer,
taught by Béla Fleck                                             ______00641556 Banjo Tab Book...................$16.95       Robin and Linda Williams
LEVEL 4 • INCLUDES TAB                                                                                                        LEVEL 1 • INCLUDES SONGBOOK
On these six CDs, banjo master Béla Fleck teaches               STEVE KAUFMAN’S                                               Now it’s easier than ever to start harmonizing! Complete
bluegrass, Celtic, ragtime and fiddle tunes as well as his      KAUFMAN’S FOUR-HOUR                                           beginners will learn the theory behind harmony singing
original “new grass” solo banjo pieces. He starts with          BLUEGRASS BANJO WORKOUT                           INCLUDES    and get the ear training they need, while those with some
bluegrass basics and then moves into single-string              with Bennie Boling, banjo                          TAB        knowledge will hone their skills and build repertoire.
techniques, moving bass lines, counter melodies,                                                                              The vocal parts are recorded on separate channels for
                                                                LEVEL ALL • INCLUDES CHORDS + TAB BOOK
chromatics and scales in a variety of keys and tunings.                                                                       singing along with Cathy, Marcy, Robin and Linda. 22
                                                                Here is a foolproof system for banjo pickers that will
Twenty tunes are taught, including: East Virginia Blues •                                                                     songs include: Stay All Night • Down by the Riverside •
                                                                help build stamina, power and confidence. Steve
Snakes Alive • Reach • Christina’s Jig • The Plain Brown                                                                      Bury Me Beneath the Willow • Broken-Hearted Lover •
                                                                Kaufman and Bennie Boling play through 49 classic
Jug • Kitty’s Wedding • Flexibility • Reverie • In the                                                                        Red River Valley • Trouble in Mind • Careless Love •
                                                                bluegrass tunes – slowly, then up to speed – so players
Pines • Wildwood Flower • White Freight Line • Eager                                                                          Leavin’ Train • I’m Going to Sit at the Welcome Table •
                                                                at all levels can play along. With the rhythm on one
and Anxious • Frosty Morning • Salty • Eighth of                                                                              Long Journey Home • and more.
                                                                channel and the solo banjo on the other, these make for
January • Blackberry Blossom • Lowdown • Flapperette                                                                          ______00641533 Three CDs ..........................$37.50
                                                                an invaluable practice tool for players at all levels.
• and more.                                                     ______00320170 Four CDs .............................$44.95
______00641515 Six CDs................................$59.95                                                                  LEARN TO YODEL
                                                                KEITH TUNER TECHNIQUE                             INCLUDES    taught by Cathy Fink and Tod Whittemore
                                                                taught by Bill Keith                               TAB        with special guests Bill Staines and Patsy Montana
THE ADVANCED                                        INCLUDES

BANJO WORKSHOP
                                                    TAB         LEVEL 3 • INCLUDES TAB                                        LEVEL 1 • INCLUDES MUSIC
                                                                A complete lesson in the use of tuning devices that are       This perennial favorite was used by Bette Midler, who
taught by Bill Keith and Tony Trischka
                                                                indispensible to achieving a real bluegrass sound.            learned to yodel for a movie role, as well as by countless
LEVEL 4 • INCLUDES TAB                                                                                                        others who love the powerful singing styles of the great
                                                                Includes their use in various tunings, setting them up
Two extraordinary musicians share their skill and                                                                             country and western stars. These recordings are great for
                                                                and how to play a variety of traditional banjo solos.
experience in this adventure into advanced bluegrass                                                                          practicing at home, in the car or on top of a tall mountain.
                                                                ______00641273 One Tape ............................$14.95
banjo techniques. 12 songs.                                                                                                    ______00641525 Two CDs ............................$24.95
______00641239 Six Tapes.............................$49.95




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     SINGING IN THE AFRICAN                                        PUT YOUR HANDS                                                 RAGTIME PIANO
     AMERICAN TRADITION                                            ON THE PIANO AND PLAY!                                         taught by David Bennett Cohen
     CHORAL AND CONGREGATIONAL                                     SPECIAL EDITION FOR THE BLIND                                  LEVEL 3 • INCLUDES MUSIC
     VOCAL MUSIC                                                   taught by Daniel Abrams                                        The ragtime technique of Scott Joplin and other early
     taught by Ysaye M. Barnwell with George Brandon               LEVEL 1                                                        piano stylists is taught and analyzed for the learning
     LEVEL ALL • INCLUDES BOOK                                     The success of Daniel Abrams’ first series prompted the        pianist, with an emphasis on technique and interpre-
     Anyone who loves to sing will be thrilled by the material     Library of Congress to commission an edition of these          tation. 10 songs.
     on these lessons. A founding member of Sweet Honey in         tapes for the blind and visually impaired. Anyone who           ______00641229 Six Tapes.............................$49.95
     the Rock teaches multiple part-singing melodies,              wants to play piano will learn to do so in no time – with
     harmonies, rhythms and counter-melodies to more than          no written materials!                                          NEW ORLEANS PIANO AND
     20 inspiring songs: African chants, spirituals, gospel         ______00641225 Six Tapes.............................$59.95   THE ROOTS OF ROCK
     songs and anthems of the American Civil Rights and                                                                           taught by Dr. John
     African freedom movements. Includes historical data           PLAY YOUR FAVORITE                                             LEVEL 4 • INCLUDES MUSIC
     and is perfect for individuals, choirs, church, camp and      PIANO CLASSICS                                                 A true master of the idiom teaches, plays, sings and
     community groups who want to participate in this              taught by Daniel Abrams                                        analyzes the major piano stylists, imparting an
     uplifting singing tradition.                                  LEVEL 2 • INCLUDES 50 PAGE MUSIC BOOK                          encyclopedic knowledge of popular music. More than a
     ______00740112 Four CDs.............................$44.95    This series teaches piano technique and pieces by              series of piano lessons, Dr. John’s oral documentary will
                                                                   Haydn, Bach, Beethoven and other masters. Dan covers           be of great interest to everyone who hears it. 14 songs.
                     PENNYWHISTLE                                  the notes, phrasings, rhythmic accents, theory and             ______00641232 Four CDs.............................$59.95
                                                                   nuances that make the music come alive. (This is the
     IRISH PENNYWHISTLE                                            perfect follow-up series to “Put Your Hands On The             JAZZ PIANO
     taught by Cathal McConnell                                    Piano And Play.”) 8 songs.                                     taught by Warren Bernhardt
     LEVEL 1 • INCLUDES MUSIC                                       ______00641227 Six Tapes.............................$49.95   LEVEL 3 • INCLUDES CHORDS + MUSIC
     Starting with basic scales and simple tunes, Cathal                                                                          A top jazz musician explores jazz piano from basic
     introduces increasingly difficult moves, such as rolls,       PLAY PIANO BY EAR                                              theory to advanced solo pieces. Warren Bernhardt taps
     grace notes, piping techniques etc. More than 35 great        taught by Daniel Abrams                                        his vast knowledge of music to give the student an in-
     tunes are taught, along with demonstrations of styles,        LEVEL 1                                                        depth understanding of the piano and its possibilities.
     performance and other valuable information.                   Daniel Abrams’ complete piano course is perfect for            Includes improvisation, chord progressions and
      ______00641223 Three CDs...........................$34.95    beginners who don’t read music but who want to learn to        voicings, blues changes, harmonic textures, jazz etudes
                                                                   play songs for pleasure. He teaches several popular tunes,     and complete jazz arrangements. 4 songs.
                       KEYBOARDS                                   in measure-by-measure detail, and explains how to apply         ______00641590 Six CDs ...............................$59.95
                                                                   his teachings to any other song. 9 songs: The Wedding
     PUT YOUR HANDS ON THE                                         March • Let Me Call You Sweetheart • Silent Night • This                          ACCORDION
     PIANO AND PLAY!                                               Land Is Your Land • Brahms’ Lullaby and more.
     A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO PIANO AND MUSICIANSHIP                   ______00641226 Six Tapes.............................$49.95   TEX-MEX ACCORDION
     Now Available on CD!                                                                                                         PRACTICE SESSION
     taught by Daniel Abrams                                       BLUES/ROCK PIANO                                               played by Tim Alexander and Max Baca
     LEVEL 1 • INCLUDES MUSIC                                      taught by David Bennett Cohen                                  LEVEL ALL • INCLUDES BOOK
     With these six one-hour recordings, beginners can learn       LEVEL 2 • INCLUDES MUSIC                                       Tex-Mex accordion students will get their chops together
     to play beautiful piano pieces, from classical to blues       Beginning pianists can get into blues, barrelhouse,            with this terrific play-along system! Tim Alexander and
     and pop. It doesn’t matter if they’ve never touched a         boogie-woogie and rock while developing strength and           Max Baca play eleven great tunes, both at performance
     keyboard before – these lessons are accessible, fun and       dexterity playing rhythm patterns with the left hand and       tempo and at learning speed (half-tempo) so
     easy to use.                                                  improvised solos with the right. Includes invaluable           accordionists can practice along with them. Students’
      ______00641517 Six CDs .............................$59.95   pointers about playing in the traditional blues style, both    melody playing will dramatically improve, and they’ll
                                                                   as a soloist and as a member of a blues band.                  develop a solid rhythmic sense with the accompanist on
                                                                    ______00641228 Six Tapes.............................$59.95   the CD functioning as a “musical metronome.” This
                                                                                                                                  program is a perfect companion to the Homespun
                                                                                                                                  instructional video Tex-Mex Accordion (00641091,
                                                                                                                                  $39.95) by Flaco Jimenez and Tim Alexander.

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                 MUSICIANSHIP                                                    REPERTOIRE                                  121 FAVORITE
                                                                                                                             IRISH SESSION TUNES
EAR TRAINING FOR INSTRUMENTALISTS                              TWENTY IRISH FIDDLE TUNES                                     HOLD YOUR OWN WITH OTHER PLAYERS
taught by Matt Glaser                                          taught by Kevin Burke                                         Performed on Tinwhistle by L.E. McCullough
LEVEL ALL                                                      LEVEL 3 • INCLUDES MUSIC                                      LEVEL 3 • INCLUDES 50-PAGE MUSIC + CHORD BOOK
Matt Glaser teaches aspiring musicians how to play or          For those who have experience in this style, this is a        This collection of reels, jigs, hornpipes and set dances
sing anything they hear, transcribe solos, recognize           perfect way for fiddle players to increase their technique    are the favorite tunes played in pubs and at parties by
pitches, intervals and phrases, repeat complex rhythms         and expand their repertoire.                                  Irish players around the world. Each tune is masterfully
and meters. This course in musicianship, theory and ear        ______00641476 One CD ...............................$19.95   demonstrated on tinwhistle by L.E. McCullough, played
training will benefit all players, regardless of instrument.                                                                 slowly and then up-to-speed to make each one easier to
This unique program really works!                              STEVE KAUFMAN’S FOUR-HOUR                                     learn. Added guitar and keyboard back-up tracks make
 ______00641439 Six CDs + Book ..................$59.95        BLUEGRASS WORKOUTS!                                           for a great practice session. Excellent for players of any
                                                               A great way to improve picking, build up speed and            melodic instrument – fiddle, accordion, flute, tinwhistle,
TOOLS FOR MUSICIANSHIP                                         stamina, and get jamming! A dedicated backup band is in       banjo, bouzoukie, guitar – who want to hold their own
LEARNING AND DEVELOPING MUSICAL SKILLS                         the right speaker, providing solid rhythm tracks to forty-    in any Irish music gathering. Includes accompaniment
taught by Matt Glaser                                          nine classic bluegrass tunes – both slowed-down and up-       tracks for playing along on any instrument.
LEVEL ALL • INCLUDES MUSIC                                     to-speed. The lead part can be heard in the left channel.      ______00641454 Four CDs .............................$44.95
Matt Glaser has designed a powerful and far-ranging            Whether a professional or a “parking lot” player, these
method of study that will develop and polish a student’s       fabulous lessons will get you up-to-speed – fast.
                                                                                                                                            PRACTICE TAPES
musical skills and bring their playing to a higher level.
Students will see immediate improvement in such areas as       FOR ALL INSTRUMENTS*                                          PRACTICE TECHNIQUES
rhythm, advanced ear training, harmony and                     LEVEL ALL • INCLUDES CHORDS + MUSIC                           FOR ALL MUSICIANS
improvisation. These lessons can be used by all musicians,     ______00641379 Four CDs.............................$44.95    taught by Daniel Abrams
regardless of level, style or instrument of choice.                                                                          LEVEL ALL • INCLUDES MUSIC
 ______00641494 Three CDs...........................$37.50     *The songs listed below remain the same for both the          Famed pianist Daniel Abrams teaches how to practice to
                                                               Instrumentalists Workout and the Banjo Workout.               achieve the best results in the shortest time. Includes
UNDERSTANDING THE                                                                                                            breathing exercises to reduce tension, as well as how to find
LANGUAGE OF MUSIC                                              Alabama Jubilee • Arkansas Traveler • Big Sandy River         the most comfortable playing positions, overcome problem
A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO MUSICAL HISTORY,                         • Bill Cheatham • Billy In The Low Ground • Black             passages, develop good playing habits and other valuable
THEORY AND STRUCTURE                                           Mountain Rag • Blackberry Blossom • Blackberry Rag            insights that will benefit all instrumentalists and vocalists.
taught by Daniel Abrams                                        • Cherokee Shuffle • Cricket On The Hearth • Cripple           ______00641595 One CD ...............................$19.95
                                                               Creek • Cuckoo’s Nest • Dixie Hoedown • Down
LEVEL ALL • INCLUDES BOOK
                                                               Yonder • The Eighth Of January • Devil’s Dream •
In a lively and humorous way, a renowned concert                                                                             ROCK AND ROLL
                                                               Drowsy Maggie • Fire On The Mountain • Fisher’s
pianist delves into the theory and history of Western
                                                               Hornpipe • Flop-Eared Mule • Flowers of Edinburgh •           BACK-UP TAPE
music to teach how to listen with a new ear and play with                                                                    LEVEL ALL • INCLUDES TAB
                                                               Forked Deer • The Gold Rush • The Girl I Left Behind
deeper understanding. Includes numerous musical                                                                              Fifteen different grooves, played by top session players in
                                                               Me • Golden Slippers • Hell Amongst The Yearlings •
examples.                                                                                                                    every rock style. Especially chosen for practicing with
                                                               June Apple • Katie Hill • Kitchen Girl • Liberty • Lost
______00641244 Six Tapes.............................$49.95                                                                  any solo instrument.
                                                               Indian • Miller’s Reel • Mississippi Sawyer • Old Joe
                                                               Clark • Over The Waterfall • Ragtime Annie • Red-             ______00641513 One CD................................$19.95
THE HOMESPUN                                                   Haired Boy • Red Wing • Rickett’s Hornpipe • Sail Away
SONGWRITER’S WORKSHOP                                          Ladies • Salt Creek • Soldier’s Joy • St. Anne’s Reel •
taught by Pat Alger, Steve Gillette, Eric Kaz,                 Staten Island Hornpipe • Stony Point • Temperance
Fred Koller and John D. Loudermilk                             Reel • Texas Gales • Turkey In The Straw • Whiskey
LEVEL ALL • INCLUDES CHORDS                                    Before Breakfast.
Five of the country’s top professional songwriters share
the secrets of their success, providing invaluable insights    FOR BANJO*
into their craft for all aspiring writers. Together they       LEVEL ALL • INCLUDES CHORDS + TAB
cover a wealth of material, from coming up with good
melodies to transforming a mediocre song into a
                                                               ______00320170 Four CDs.............................$44.95
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     BLUES/ROCK PIANO PRACTICE CD                                   DAWG TRACKS                                                    SLOW JAM FOR
     taught by David Bennett Cohen                                  with David Grisman, Rob Wasserman and                          OLD-TIME MUSIC
     LEVEL ALL                                                      Mike Marshall                                                  BACK-UP PRACTICE TRACKS
     A companion tape to David Cohen’s popular series,              LEVEL ALL • INCLUDES CHORDS                                    with Cathy Fink, banjo; Marcy Marxer, guitar and
     featuring a band playing rhythm grooves on one stereo          Play along with the exciting tunes that David Grisman          mandolin; Bruce Molsky, fiddle; Mark Schatz, bass
     channel and the piano soloing on the other. Great for          calls “Dawg Music,” a fusion of country, bluegrass,            INCLUDES BOOKLET • LEVEL ALL
     getting piano technique together! (No accompanying             swing, Latin and other styles. Rob Wasserman and Mike          This user-friendly CD features fourteen great jam session
     music.)                                                        Marshall provide the rhythm parts on one track, and            tunes for learning musicians. Each one is slowed down
      ______00641258 One CD ...............................$14.95   David plays lead mandolin on the other to allow you to         for beginners, and performed up-to-speed for those
                                                                    practice either part independently. This is not for            ready to play along at a faster pace. This play-along CD
     BLUEGRASS PRACTICE SESSION                                     mandolinists only! Songs: Dawgma • Dawg Funk •                 will be a big help for players of any old-time instrument
     with Bill Keith, banjo; Happy Traum,                           Dawgmatism • Fanny Hill • 16/16 • Minor Swing •                – fiddle, banjo, mandolin, bass or guitar. Tunes: The
     guitar; Larry Campbell, mandolin;                              Naima • Opus 38 • Happy Birthday, Bill Monroe • Blue           Buffalo Girls • Sugar in the Gourd • Billy Wilson •
     Molly Mason, bass                                              Midnight • Janice • Dawg’s Rag • Dawgology.                    Hangman’s Reel • My Own House Waltz • Ducks on the
     INCLUDES MUSIC • LEVEL ALL                                     ______00641575 One CD................................$19.95    Mill Pond • Polly Put the Kettle On • Black Eyed Susie •
     Here are solid back-ups to ten popular bluegrass instru-                                                                      Mississippi Sawyers • Duck River • Fly Around My Pretty
     mentals, recorded to provide practice for the lead             OLD TIME MUSIC PARTY                                           Little Miss • Billy in the Lowland • Seneca Square Dance
     fiddler, banjo picker, mandolinist or guitarist. Bill Keith,   PLAY-ALONG TRACKS FOR JAM SESSIONS                             • Waynesboro.
     Happy Traum, Larry Campbell and Molly Mason play               with Bruce Molsky, fiddle; Cathy Fink, banjo; Marcy             ______00641505 One CD................................$19.95
     each tune several times through in both slowed-down            Marxer, guitar and mandolin; Joe Fallon, bass
     and up-to-tempo versions. Perfect for getting it together      LEVEL ALL • INCLUDES BOOKLET
     before going out to play with other pickers. Songs: Boil       Old time fiddle, banjo, mandolin, bass and guitar players
     Them Cabbage Down • Blackberry Blossom • Old Joe               will hone their skills and increase their repertoire. The
     Clark • Devil’s Dream • Salty Dog Blues • Arkansas             skilled multi-instrumentalists on the CD play these thir-
     Traveler • June Apple • Turkey in the Straw • All the          teen instrumentals up to speed for experienced pickers
     Good Times Are Past and Gone • Soldier’s Joy.                  and at half speed for the sake of beginners/intermediates
      ______00641514 One CD................................$19.95   who want to play along at a more relaxed tempo. Both
                                                                    standards and less well-known tunes are included:
                                                                    Susananna Gal • Tennessee Gals • Martha Campbell •
                                                                    Sunny Home in Dixie • Flatwoods • Paddy on the Hand
                                                                    Car • Wild Horse at Stoney Point • Wild Hog in the
                                                                    Woods • June Apple • Pretty Little Widow • Jenny on the
                                                                    Railroad • Tippy Get Your Hair Cut • Texas Gals.
                                                                     ______00641624 One CD ...............................$19.95




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