Trace Bundy

Trace Bundy

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Trace Bundy must be seen, not just heard. His music is poetry in motion, using harmonics, looping, multiple capos, and his unique banter and stage presence to deliver an unforgettable live concert experience. Listening to his intricate arrangements is one thing, but seeing the fan-dubbed "Acoustic Ninja" play live confounds even the most accomplished music lovers as to how one person can do all that with just two hands and ten fingers. Trace has sold over 100,000 combined ... (more)

Trace currently offers 13 guitar lessons at JamPlay, with 13 lessons in our Artist Series.

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Trace Bundy Artist Series

Trace Bundy is a self taught acoustic guitarist that plays in the percussive/tapping genre. He was named "Most Promising New Talent" in 2008 by Acoustic Guitar Magazine and won 3rd place for "Best Fingerstyle Guitarist" in the same year.


Interview with Trace Bundy

JamPlay interviews "Acoustic Ninja," Trace Bundy.

13:09 Runtime

0.5 Difficulty


Two-handed Tapping

Trace Bundy discusses and demonstrates the two-handed fret tapping technique.

12:40 Runtime

3.0 Difficulty


Canon Performance

Trace Bundy performs his arrangement of <i>Pachelbel's Canon</i>.

8:41 Runtime

4.0 Difficulty



Trace discusses and demonstrates percussion techniques on an acoustic guitar.

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2.0 Difficulty



Trace Bundy talks about harmonics and how you can apply them to your playing.

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2.5 Difficulty


Short Cut Capo

Trace Bundy discusses the use of the short cut capo while playing.

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2.0 Difficulty


Fun With Capos

Trace Bundy talks about the different ways you can use multiple capos to enhance your playing.

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2.5 Difficulty

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Love Song Performance

Trace Bundy offers up a performance of his song "Love Song."

6:13 Runtime

4.5 Difficulty


Combining Techniques

Trace demonstrates how you can combine techniques from the previous lessons to create depth in your playing.

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3.5 Difficulty


Percussion and Harmonics

Trace Bundy explains how percussive elements and harmonics can be combined to add depth to your playing.

5:14 Runtime

3.5 Difficulty


Trace's Gear

Trace Bundy talks about the gear he uses in live performance situations.

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0.5 Difficulty



Trace Bundy discusses how a looping station can be used in your playing.

13:22 Runtime

2.5 Difficulty


Playing in Reverse

Trace Bundy demonstrates how the reverse function on a looping pedal can be used to create some creative new sounds.

5:56 Runtime

2.0 Difficulty

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