Index

Featured YouTube Playlists

Performances

Slack Key Songs Performances

Rare Performances, Demos, Alternate Takes

Original Songs (Fingerstyle & Slack Key)

Relaxing Guitar

Taylor Guitars & Acoustic Gear

Songs & Other Lessons

 

Live – Performances

LIVE 001 • Amazing Grace

LIVE 002 • Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

LIVE 003 • Auld Lang Syne

LIVE 004 • I’m on Fire by Bruce Springsteen

LIVE 005 • Wonderful Tonight by Eric Clapton

LIVE 006 • Morning Moon

LIVE 007 • Here Comes the Sun – by The Beatles / George Harrison

LIVE 008 • Harvest Moon – by Neil Young

LIVE 009 • Magic Sands

LIVE 010 • Little Martha by Duane Allman / Allman Brothers

LIVE 011 • Ohio River Rag (Rough Cut)

LIVE 012 • Bron Yr Aur by Jimmy Page / Led Zeppelin

LIVE 013 • Lágrima by Francisco Tárrega

LIVE 014 • Fronds in the Wind

LIVE 015 • Morning and Night

LIVE 016 • Iris

LIVE 017 • Pua Lililehua

LIVE 018 • Something – Ukulele Cover – Beatles / George Harrison

LIVE 019 • Blue Bells (Demo, Open Tuned Electric Guitar)

LIVE 020 • Make (Demo)

LIVE 021 • Sarah – Solo Acoustic Guitar

LIVE 022 • Tranquility – original fingerstyle on nylon string guitar

LIVE 023 • Horn – Nick Drake Cover on Nylon String Guitar

LIVE 024 • Study in Em – Francisco Tárrega

LIVE 025 • Is There Anybody Out There? by Pink Floyd

LIVE 026 • Keiki Slack Key on Nylon String Guitar

LIVE 027 • Banyan

LIVE 028 • Take Me Out to the Ball Game – Cubs Tribute

LIVE 029 • Plaid Blues (Blues Improv)

LIVE 030 • Every Breath You Take – The Police / Sting

LIVE 031 • In a Little While – U2

LIVE 032 • Cannonball Rag on Ukulele

LIVE 033 • Banks of the Ohio (+ Neumann TLM 102 & Ear Trumpet Edwina Comparison)

LIVE 034 • Holualoa Blues

LIVE 035 • Glass Ball Slack Key / Chicken in the Straw

LIVE 036 • Sí Bheag, Sí Mhór

LIVE 037 • Home Abroad – Slide Guitar

LIVE 038 • Punahele – Ray Kane

LIVE 039 • Henry Street Slack Key

LIVE 040 • Saturday Song

LIVE 041 • Magic Sands – Slack Key Guitar

LIVE 042 • Star Waltz

LIVE 043 • Earlybird Sunrise

LIVE 044 • Makalawena – Slack Key Guitar

LIVE 045 • Transition One (3/16/09)

LIVE 046 • At Dawn – My Morning Jacket

LIVE 047 • Keiki Slack Key on Steel String Guitar

LIVE 048 • Slack Key #1 by Sonny Chillingworth

LIVE 049 • Long Mountain Rag

LIVE 050 • Moonglow

LIVE 051 • Hand Dancing

LIVE 052 • Kona Snow

LIVE 053 • Purple Orchid

LIVE 054 • Jonquils of Spring

LIVE 055 • Sunday Slack Key (early version, nylon string guitar)

LIVE 056 • Sunday Slack Key (steel string guitar)

LIVE 057 • Wake Up Slack Key

LIVE 058 • Raindrops (Original Fingerstyle)

LIVE 059 • Perfect & Beautiful

LIVE 060 • Electric 1 (Demo)

LIVE 061 • New Day

LIVE 062 • Straight Ahead Blues (Demo)

LIVE 063 • Momentum (6/8/09)

LIVE 064 • Introduction from Awake Again (6/13/09)

LIVE 065 • Pualani Slack Key (Demo, 5/16/06)

LIVE 066 • Brownsboro Road, Original Fingerstyle Guitar

LIVE 067 • Waimea Ride (Slack Key Improvisation)

LIVE 068 • Louisville Rag

LIVE 069 • Kailua Bay Blues

LIVE 070 • Sunny Afternoon In My Ohana (Koaloha Pineapple Soprano)

LIVE 071 • Green Tea (Fingerstyle Improv)

LIVE 072 • Dust Yourself Off

LIVE 073 • Brownsboro Road (Awake Again Version)

LIVE 074 • Morning and Night (Awake Again Version)

LIVE 075 • Ohio River Rag (Awake Again Version)

LIVE 076 • Bull by the Horns

LIVE 077 • Transition I (Awake Again, 3/1/09)

LIVE 078 • Outro (Awake Again)

LIVE 079 • Moment in the Sun & Crossing the Field

LIVE 080 • Punahoa Special (Live at Hawaii Island Slack Key Festival)

LIVE 081 • Embryonic Journey (Jorma Kaukonen / Jefferson Airplane)

LIVE 082 • Greasy Strut (Electric Guitar Demo)

LIVE 083 • Wonderful Tonight (Alternate Take)

LIVE 084 • Kaiminani Slack Key

LIVE 085 • Morning & Night (alternate take)

LIVE 086 • Silver Threads – Slack Key Improv

LIVE 087 • Mino’aka – Keola Beamer

LIVE 088 • Auld Lang Syne (Alternate Take, Remix)

 

Song Lessons:

SONG 200 • Old Love by Eric Clapton

SONG 201 • Archie, Marry Me by Alvvays

SONG 202 • Then Came The Morning by The Lone Bellow

SONG 203 • Barcelona by George Ezra

SONG 204 • Look at Miss Ohio by Gillian Welch

SONG 205 • Million Years Ago by Adele

 

Open & Altered Tunings:

OPEN 101 • How to Tune Your Guitar to Open G Tuning

OPEN 102 • How to Tune Your Guitar to Open D Tuning

OPEN 103 • How to Tune Your Guitar to C6 – Bron-Yr-Aur Tuning

OPEN 104 • How to Tune Your Guitar to Double Drop D Tuning

GEAR 503 • Using a Partial Capo – Drop D / 6th String Open Capo

GEAR 504 • Polytune Clip with Open & Altered Tunings

GEAR 508 • Elixir HD Light Strings Review

GEAR 513 • TC Electronic UniTune

 

County / Bluegrass / Americana Licks:

TWANG 101 • Open String Run in G

TWANG 102 • Variations on a Lick in D

 

Core Concepts – Technique, Theory, & More:

CORE 101 • Melodic Fingerpicking Exercise in E

CORE 301 • Focusing on Dynamics for Guitar

 

Slack Key Guitar Lessons:

SLACK 110 • Intro to Sixth Shapes in Open G

SLACK 120 • Intro to Third Shapes in Open G

SLACK 201 • Basic Slack Key Turnaround #1

SLACK 202 • Basic Slack Key Turnaround #2

SLACK 230 • Descending Slack Key Turnaround #1

SLACK 231 • Descending Slack Key Turnaround #2

SLACK 401 • Coffee Bean Slack Key – Lesson on How to Play

SLACK 402 • Coffee Bean Slack Key (Slow)

SLACK 403 • Coffee Bean Slack Key (Med-Slow)

SLACK 404 • Coffee Bean Slack Key (Med-Fast)

SLACK 405 • Coffee Bean Slack Key (Fast, with some improv)

 

Gear Reviews & Demos:

GEAR 301 • Roland Street Cube Demo, Roland Micro Cube

GEAR 401 • Boss ’59 Fender Bassman Pedal

GEAR 402 • Ibanez TS9 Tube Screamer vs Electro-Harmonix Soul Food

GEAR 403 • Joyo Sweet Baby Overdrive Pedal

GEAR 404 • J. Rockett Archer vs Electro-Harmonix Soul Food – Klone Comparison

GEAR 405 • Park Fuzz by Earthquaker Devices

GEAR 406 • Electro-Harmonix East River Drive vs Ibanez TS9 Tube Screamer

GEAR 407 • Seymour Duncan Vapor Trail Analog Delay

GEAR 408 • TC Electronic Trinity Reverb T2

GEAR 409 • Analog vs Digital Delay Pedals, Carbon Copy vs Flashback

GEAR 410 • Earthquaker Devices Hoof Fuzz

GEAR 411 • Electro-Harmonix Soul Food – Cleanish Sounds

GEAR 412 • MXR Carbon Copy vs Seymour Duncan Vapor Trail

GEAR 501 • Installing Gotoh 510 Tuners on a Taylor Guitar

GEAR 502 • Aging of Guitar Top Woods

GEAR 503 • Using a Partial Capo – Drop D / 6th String Open Capo

GEAR 504 • Polytune Clip with Open & Altered Tunings

GEAR 505 • What’s in My Guitar Case?

GEAR 506 • Taylor Guitar Nut/Saddle Material

GEAR 507 • My Taylor 412ce-LTD (Rosewood / Spruce)

GEAR 508 • Elixir HD Light Strings Review

GEAR 509 • Taylor Grand Concert Guitars (feat. 912ce)

GEAR 510 • Armrests on Taylor Guitars

GEAR 511 • Taylor Nylon Series Guitars

GEAR 512 • Taylor 414ce-NR Review

GEAR 513 • TC Electronic UniTune

GEAR 530 • Fishman Loudbox Artist – Overview

GEAR 531 • Taylor Guitar through a Fishman Loudbox Artist

GEAR 532 • Taylor 414ce-NR through a Fishman Loudbox Artist

GEAR 701 • Ear Trumpet Labs Edwina Unboxing

GEAR 702 • Ear Trumpet Labs Edwina Review

GEAR 705 • Neumann TLM 102 Review

LIVE 033 • Banks of the Ohio (+ Neumann TLM 102 & Ear Trumpet Edwina Comparison)

 

Tips:

TIPS 101 • Buying Used

TIPS 102 • Sell Your Unused Gear

TIPS 103 • Freshen Your Guitar Case with Altoids?

TIPS 104 • Use a Thumbpick

TIPS 105 • Try Nickel Strings (& Bullets, If You Have a Strat)

TIPS 106 • Take Private Lessons

TIPS 107 • How to Start Taking Guitar Lessons

TIPS 108 • Find and Use Good Cables

TIPS 109 • Fingernails for Guitar

TIPS 110 • Tips & Tricks when Using a Capo

TIPS 111 • Standing Posture with Acoustic Guitar

TIPS 112 • How to Get Your Whammy Bar to Stay in Place

 

Using a Capo, Partial Capo:

TIPS 110 • Tips & Tricks when Using a Capo

GEAR 503 • Using a Partial Capo – Drop D / 6th String Open Capo

 

Miscellaneous:

MISC 101 • Channel Trailer