Although John Hurt’s style and repertoire are often imitated, his guitar sound is hard to duplicate. In this lesson, Steve James teaches you how to play like Mississippi John Hurt.
The melodies and harmonies of Joni Mitchell's music rarely unfold in ways that our ears have come to expect. Here's a look at her guitar tuning Odyssey.
“Jenny Jenkins,” which has been covered by the likes of Jerry Garcia (with David Grisman) and Lisa Loeb, is as simple as it is sweet.
Learn to use three-note, three-string triads — you probably already know a lot of these chords, and in this lesson, you’ll find ways to repurpose them.
Reverend Gary Davis is widely celebrated as a genius of blues fingerpicking. In this guitar lesson, Ernie Hawkins, who studied with him, teaches his style.
In this guitar lesson we will focus on how to play chords “up the neck” in order to learn to play a chord-melody.
In this guitar lesson we will break down the classic boom-chuck pattern heard throughout American roots music and begin to use it on songs.
Fahey’s version of “Uncloudy Day” was originally released on his 1959 debut, Blind Joe Death.
Madison Cunningham is a true triple-threat musician: a singer and inventive songwriter, a wickedly good guitarist, and a seeker of unconventional riffs and tones.
“Clandestino” begins with a playful single-note figure drawn from the D major pentatonic scale.