This book/CD pack offers a superb selection of lessons and songs for theacoustic guitar, expertly played by teachers on the accompanying CD. It includes exercises, licks and 8 full songs to play, in standard notatio n and tablature with chord diagrams. The CD includes two versions of each song: one played slowly and the other, up to tempo. The book is divided into four main sections: Basics – covering the fretboard, barre chords and flatpicking; Rhythm – bluegrass in dropped D, bass lines, classic pop changes; Lead – Celtic jigs, melodic improvisation,soloing with arpeggios; and Exploration – capo use, Hawaiian slac k key, classical etude variations; and modal harmony. Players of all levels will find lessons to benefit them.