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Acoustic Guitar Fundamentals DVD - Tim Stafford
Price: $19.95

In this 2-hour DVD from bluegrass guitar veteran Tim Stafford you will learn the fundamental skills that will make you a better guitar player no matter what your current ability level.

Tuning, Timing, Tone, Technique, and Taste are all essential skills that guitar players from beginners to professionals need to address on a regular basis. Tim's masterful presentation of these concepts and the practical, time tested methods he teaches you on this video will not only help you understand, improve and maintain these skills, but will advance your overall guitar skills considerably.
Improving Technique DVD - Tim May & Dan Miller
Price: $19.95

n this 90-minute DVD video Tim May and Dan Miller teach the details of right and left hand technique and mechanics that will help any pick style acoustic guitar player improve their speed, tone, note accuracy, fluidity, volume, and power.
Creating Solos & Embellishing the Melody DVD - Tim May & Dan Miller
Price: $19.95

In this 102 minute (1 hour and 42 minutes) instructional DVD video Tim May and Dan Miller teach you how to find the chord progression and melody to any vocal song or instrumental tune by ear and then they show you how to embellish that melody in order to create your own interesting and tasteful guitar solo.
An Approach to Improvisation DVD - Tim May & Dan Miller
Price: $19.95

In this instructional DVD Tim May and Dan Miller, authors of the popular eight-volume "Flatpicking Essentials" course, teach you an approach to improvising guitar solos. You will first learn what scale notes will best fit over diatonic (of the key) chord progressions, and how to employ those scale tones using techniques such as scale runs, folded scales, harmonized scales, and crosspicking. Next you will learn how to target chord tones in your solo as the tune changes from one chord to another, thus moving with the structure of the tune and getting closer to the melody. Then you will learn how to use techniques like phrasing, note articulation, and dynamics to make your improvised solos better fit the song while sounding interesting and engaging, while remaining tasteful.
Clinch Mountain Guitar DVD / TAB - James Alan shelton
Price: $24.95

In this one-hour instructional DVD James Alan Shelton and George Shuffler demonstrate and teach the guitar techniques that helped change the role of the guitar in bluegrass music. The music of the Stanley Brothers and Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys has featured lead guitar work since Bill Napier and George Shuffler brought the guitar to the forefront of the Stanley's music in the late 1950s. This video begins with James Alan Shelton, the current lead guitar player for Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys, picking a tune with the legendary George Shuffler. James then interviews George regarding the development of his "crosspicking" guitar technique. George demonstrates the technique and provides a guitar solo to one of the tunes he helped to make a bluegrass standard, "Will You Miss Me." George and James then pick "Katy Dear" together and demonstrate their crosspicking talents.
Orrin Star's Flatpicking Guitar Primer DVD
Price: $24.95

Subtitled "What the Tab Won't Tell You," this DVD and its accompanying transcription book are designed for the guitar player who already has some knowledge of guitar chords, rhythm, and perhaps even lead styles outside of the flatpicking realm (fingerstyle, classical, blues, rock, etc.).

If you already know how to play the guitar, but are not familiar with the flatpicking style and repertoire, then this DVD is for you!
Orrin Star's Bluegrass Rhythm Guitar Workshop DVD/tab
Price: $24.95

Having created the first day-long workshop devoted exclusively to rhythm playing, renowned flatpicker Orrin Star has helped guitarists around the country improve their rhythm skills. This 95-minute video offers an enhanced version of Orrin's live workshop, featuring additional bass runs and songs, a new section on playing with other guitarists, and a guest appearance by Kenny Smith.
Advanced Bluegrass Rhythm Guitar DVD - Wyatt Rice
Price: $24.95

In this 90-minute DVD, rhythm guitar master Wyatt Rice teaches you how to greatly expand your rhythm guitar abilities by teaching: crosspicking rhythm; syncopated rhythm; a variety of right hand patterns combined with left hand technique to develop a "groove" rhythm; unique bass runs; passing chords; chord substitutions; and chord inversions. Additionally, Wyatt is shown improvisationally accompanying various instruments (banjo, fiddle, guitar, mandolin) and then analyzing what he has done to provide the rhythmic foundation behind each instrument. Special guest appearances by Rickie Simpkins, Kenny Smith, Sammy Shelor, and Tony Rice. Wyatt Rice has been one of the top rhythm guitar players in bluegrass and acoustic music for the past 20 years. He has been a member of the Tony Rice Unit since 1984. Of Wyatt's rhythm, Tony Rice has said, "He gave the band a fuller voice and an easily identifiable sound. Things that I did with the guitar I could not otherwise have done if Wyatt's rhythm guitar had not been there."

This item is also available for digital download at Flatpick Digital Academy:  Click Here to Access that Website.
Flatpicking Essentials DVD Value Package by Dan Miller and Tim May
Price: $45.00

With the Flatpicking Essentials DVD Value Package you will receive all three of the Tim May and Dan Miller instructional DVDs for half price!

Here is what you will receive:

DVD 1: Improving Technique: Tone, Accuracy, Speed & Fluidity
DVD 2: Creating Solos: Embellishing the Melody
DVD 3: Improvisation
   
 
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