Blues/Roots Guitar:"Buddy Bolden's Blues"
Instructor: Steve James Publisher: Homespun Tapes
Steve James is internationally known for his mastery of blues guitar styles as well as for his deep knowledge of the history of the great traditional players, from the Piedmont to the Delta. Here, he teaches “Buddy Bolden's Blues,” a classic jazz/blues in C that makes use of alternate bass fingerpicking, the "thumb roll," and some funky New Orleans-style chords. Along the way, Steve passes along musical insights that will be useful in figuring out many other blues-based songs.
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"The Moonshiner" Arranged for Solo Flatpick Guitar
Instructor: Adam Traum Publisher: Homespun Tapes
“The Moonshiner” is a favorite traditional song that has been recorded by the Clancy Brothers, Tex Ritter, Bob Dylan, the Punch Brothers, Uncle Tupelo and innumerable other artists and groups through the years.