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Learn Tips, Techniques, Songs, and Tricks of the Trade from The Wizard!


For years, Justin Johnson has been filming and posting free videos online to introduce his fans, and Roots Music enthusiasts from around the globe to the history, techniques, and talented individuals behind the Handmade Music Revival.  His online lessons are designed to introduce folks to the Cigar Box Guitar, One-Stringed Diddley Bow, and a cast of Traditional Roots Instruments.  You can learn songs, develop your technique, meet builders from around the world, see their workshops, experience their craft, and go along with Justin on his musical journey to explore the world's modern Roots Traditions!

Roots Music According to Justin Johnson