This DVD features Michael Thompson, one of rock's most talented session players and a Berklee College of Music graduate, presenting solid acoustic guitar basics that are used by every popular musician today. Michael introduces the guitar by starting with the instrument and its parts, followed by tuning. He shows you fundamental chords, chord progressions and arpeggiated chords, also demonstrating minor pentatonic scales, strumming patterns, finger picking and more. Covers all the basic fundamentals every guitarist needs to get started, and the knowledge it takes to get the top gigs. Includes a lesson book. 36 minutes. ©2003, DVD.