Get the most from those extra strings and discover the true potential of the 12-string guitar with this simple user-friendly guide. Powerful bass runs, dynamic rhythms and beautifully harmonised melodies will be at your fingertips with Happy Traum's comprehensive tutorial. Discover alternative chord shapes, fingerpicking patterns and arrangement ideas that will bring the sympathetic strings to life with rich resonances and harmonics.
Happy Traum gives you an close-up view of the instrument and its celebrated players, including Leadbelly and Pete Seeger. Before you know it, you'll be playing a range of classic folk, blues and rag solos with boogie-woogie basslines, haunting harmonies and even some dropped-D tunings.