Coming January/February ...

To order : click on "buy now" and you are directed to Paypal to complete the payment.  Paypal will notify me and then Tabs/pdf's and eventual links to lesson video's are sent by me personally to your Paypal email address.(or any other email address, if you let me know).
This may take a few hours as I live in Europe.
So tabs are not sent automatically, neither by snail mail, neither as downloadable links etc.

You should receive your order within 24 hours after payment.  If not, do check your spam folder first, then  use the "contact me" on this website and I'll sort it out immediately.
Please check if your Paypal emailaddress is still valid!!!

You can also order an individual Tab with lessonvideo from any Lesson Pack or ebook as well.   

They cost €9.50 each. To order got to the "Individual TABS and Lessons" page, just above the dotted line in the navigation bar.

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Fingerpicking Jazz volume 2

This pack has 13 songs.  Five instrumentals (*) and Eight with vocals.

The first five songs with vocals are all in the key of C but couldn't be more different. 

1- Cemetery Blues

I learned this Bessie Smith song from Del Rey.  A typical Jazz/Pop/Blues song of the 20ies.  Very original accompaniment that steers away from the typical blues in C à la Blind Blake.  Full  transcription with lyrics written under the tab.

Standard tuning key of C

Performance video                           

2- Walking My Troubles Away

A Blind Boy Fuller song but in the jazzy style of Leon Redbone. Full transcription with lyrics first verse and chorus written under the tab.

Standard tuning (but tuned down a 1/2 step)  C position

Performance/lesson video

3- Ring Them Golden Bells

A Gospel classic in a swinging style.  Lyrics written under the tab.

Standard tuning  Key C 

Performance/lesson video

4- Hurry Home Or I Will Be Gone

The wellknown Jimmy Rodgers song in a Jazzy laid back style, inspired by Duck Baker.  Lyrics written under the tab.

Standard tuning (but tuned down a 1/2 step) C position

Performance/lesson video

5- Buddy Bolden's Blues

Buddy Bolden was an unrecorded legendary cornet player in New Orleans.  A jazzy bluessong in his honor. Lyrics first verse written under the tab.

Standard tuning (but tuned down a 1/2 step) C position

Performance/lesson video

6- Worried Life Blues

The wellknown blues classic with some jazzy influences by my favorite player : Lonnie Johnson.  Lyrics provided, first verse written under the tab.

Standard tuning (but tuned down a half step) E position

Performance/lesson video

7- Blue Mood

A smooth jazzy blues by T-Bone Walker.  Lyrics first two verses written under the tab.

Standard tuning Key E

Performance/lesson video

8- In A Languid Mood*

Composed by British guitarist Louis Gallo, in honor of jazzpioneer Eddy Lang

Standard tuning key of D

Performance/lesson video                                       

9- Mission Street Blues*

A great swing tune arranged by Duck Baker (no videolesson just tab).

Standard tuning key of G

Performance video                    

10- Thou Swell*

A popular jazz standard and show tune from 1927.  An arrangement by Duck Baker.

Standard tuning key G

Performance video                                 

11- Freight Train*

The wellknown Elisabeth Cotton instrumental with some jazzy influences by Pat Donohue and Lenny BreauT

Standard tuning key of C

Performance/lesson video

12- Bord de Seine*

A beautiful gypsy jazz piece by French guitarist Christine Tassan.  Not diffucult to play (no videolesson, just TAB)


13- I Hate Myself For Being Mean To You

No lesson, tab consists of full song (intro, verse, both solo's and ending, lyrics written under tab).  A jazz standard based on the playing of Mike Dowling.  The Boswell Sisters did a great version in the 30ies.

Performance video                                

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